Dorset County Hospital

01305 251150 Williams Avenue , Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2JY
http://www.dchft.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 137 ratings for this hospital

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Dorset County Hospital

Tel: 01305 251150   Fax: 01305 254155

Address: Williams Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2JY

Website: http://www.dchft.nhs.uk

Email: headquarters@dchft.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Dorset County Hospital

This hospital is managed by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

89.30% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

100.22% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

93.30% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

103.25% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 591 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 833 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

95%staff recommend this hospital for care. 56 responses. 2620 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

79%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 56 responses. 2620 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 1462 responses.

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

Very impressed patient visitor

I recently came into Purbeck ward to visit my father for a week and I just wanted to say how very impressed I was with the care that he w...

20 October 2017

my contact with 111 service then my visit to DCH.

I called 111 at 5am and received excellent service and advice,Dr phoned me 10mins latter and suggested that I came to the hospital for an...

17 October 2017

Maternity unit staff at Dorset county hospital

Firstly I would like to praise the midwifes and students who work so hard and tirelessly delivering our baby’s into this world. They do a...

30 September 2017

Efficient CT scan

Visited the imaging department for evening appointment yesterday. Very well organised department, clean and efficiently run. Toilets imma...

12 September 2017

Explanation

My wife has been attending the clinic for some years now, and today was the first time she left feeling that everything was explained in...

6 September 2017

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust