Essex County Hospital

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 49 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

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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 338 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Very satisfying visit to Retinal Suite

Attended my third out patient appointment yesterday (26th April 2017) following a vitrectomy on my right eye in January and would like to...

27 April 2017

Prompt, courteous and helpful

I had an appointment at the eye clinic yesterday and was very satisfied with the overall experience. I was expecting a long wait and was ...

4 April 2017

A bit of a shambles!

I was given 3 different times by 3 different people for the same appointment. ENT emergency clinic and regular ENT clinic do not talk to...

31 March 2017

Disgusting hospital

After athe removal of nasal polyps over a year ago by a surgeon, I have been left with a bleeding left nostril. I have been informed tha...

29 March 2017


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

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Last updated on 23 July 2015.

Information supplied by Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust