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Essex County Hospital

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 46 ratings for this hospital


Essex County Hospital entrance

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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

7070% staff recommend this hospital for care. 344 responses. 4296 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

6060% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 344 responses. 4296 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 260 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital


I have reviewed the eye clinic unfavourably in the past because of very late appointments. I had an appointment yesterday for a capsuloto...

5 October 2016

Laser capsulotomy

Last week, I attended the eye outpatient clinic with my husband who is severely disabled following a stroke. The staff on this unit (nurs...

25 September 2016

Attendance at Secondary Optometrist Clinic

On Thursday I attended for my 6 monthly review. It started off well when I was seen for my vision tests early. However, it went down hill...

12 August 2016

Glaucoma clinic procedure

I have been attending the clinic for 15 years now and the staff have nearly always been efficient, helpful and friendly. Sometimes howeve...

3 August 2016

ENT Out patients at Essex County Hospital

I had an Out patient ENT appointment on the 29th June 2016 and was very impressed. I saw a Registrar who was freindly and informative abo...

30 June 2016

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Last updated on 23 July 2015.

Information supplied by Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust