Colchester General Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 248 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

33%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 270 responses. 9436 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 969 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 1898 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 1132 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

72%staff recommend this hospital for care. 270 responses. 9436 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

Dental Health care

My Son (12 years old) requires a tooth extraction by general anaesthetic at Colchester main general Hospital where they treat children. I...

12 February 2019

Attended A&E on 08/02/19.

Staff professional, competent, friendly, reassuring, offered a comprehensive assessment, proceedures explained. No delays and from start ...

9 February 2019

Rushed to A&E second time in 6 weeks

I was ambulance to A&E this morning for the second time in 6 weeks. The staff are extremely efficient and helpful but above all kind....

7 February 2019

elmstead day unit endoscopy procedure 3 february 2019

I attended an appointment at the elmstead day unit i arrived at 12.30 for 13.00 and was booked in immediately . then i was called withi...

5 February 2019

heart failure

having felt very poorly on wed 23rd in the evening I visited my gp practice thursday morning where the nurse called paramedics who were b...

31 January 2019

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Last updated on 09 August 2017.

Information supplied by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust