Colchester General Hospital

01206 747474 Turner Road , Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JL

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 208 ratings for this hospital


Colchester General Hospital

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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Colchester General Hospital

Tel: 01206 747474   Fax: 01206 742220

Address: Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JL



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Quality of service at Colchester General Hospital

This hospital is managed by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

36%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 278 responses. 9406 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1189 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 2317 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 1131 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

68%staff recommend this hospital for care. 278 responses. 9406 staff work at this trust.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Credit where credit is due

Having attended A&E a few times over the last few years I feel compelled to write about my flawless experiences every time I have att...

16 July 2019


I Would like to say a very very big thank you to all the staff off ELMSTEAD WARD all so to the surgeon it has mad...

15 July 2019

Outstanding Clinical and Nursing Care in a well-run Hospital

I spent a week in Colchester General,last month with a nasty gall-bladder infection. First on the Surgical Assessment Unit and then on Wi...

2 July 2019

Stroke Unit

Once again many, many thanks to the A & E Department and the Stoke Unit. This is my Husband's 3rd admission to the Unit , all of th...

1 July 2019

Colchester General Hospital- Elmstead Surgical Ward

I was on the Elmstead Surgical Ward for a procedure at the end of June 2019. Every staff member I spoke to was so friendly and kind! I wa...

29 June 2019

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Last updated on 09 August 2017.

Information supplied by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust