Essex County Hospital

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 47 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

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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 486 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

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

First class care and administration.

First rate professional care and devotion to serving patients from my Ophthalmology Consultant and every member of the team. Returned la...

14 June 2016

First class treatment from this fantastic eye unit

I visited the eye clinic yesterday and once again received fantastic treatment. After suffering multiple retina tears and detachment this...

26 April 2016


Took my mum to unit last week, we were in and out within the hour. Very patient and kind nurses and mum liked her consultant who was love...

9 March 2016

Poor in every way

There is only one positive to the Colchester ENT service...that I was referred to another hospital to be seen as they did not have the ca...

16 February 2016

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Last updated on 23 July 2015.

Information supplied by Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust