Essex County Hospital

01206 747474 Lexden Road , Colchester, Essex, CO3 3NB

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 50 ratings for this hospital


Essex County Hospital entrance

We will make every effort to ensure you receive the very best treatment, care and attention, whoever you are and whatever reason you have for being at our hospital.

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Essex County Hospital

Tel: 01206 747474   Fax: 01206 744654

Address: Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3NB



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Quality of service at Essex County Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.65% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

64%staff recommend this hospital for care. 61 responses. 4252 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

48%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 61 responses. 4252 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 226 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital


After a referral late at night from the Duty Dr at A&E, my Son had an appointment at the Eye Clinic by10am the next morning! Within 2...

16 March 2017


Everyone is this department is not responsable.Didnt care , change appoitmemt without inform you. lake of staff and no consistency.

13 March 2017

Great Staff

I have twice been treated in the eye surgery theatre, The staff are excellent as was my treatment. The first time I was going home 2 and...

11 March 2017

Great out-patient service in ENT

Got a call back from an ENT doctor within2 hours after being referred by the walk-in centre, and an appointment for 3 days later. Mersea ...

28 January 2017

cataract surgery

I had my second cataract removed just before Christmas as the appointment was offered to me. The way in which I was dealt with was very r...

14 January 2017

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Last updated on 23 July 2015.

Information supplied by Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust