Portland Hospital

01305 820341 Castle Road, Castletown , Portland, Dorset, DT5 1AX
http://www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 8 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Castletown Ward, Portland Hospital is a 16-bedded ward caring predominantly for elderly people requiring rehabilitation, palliative care, stroke and dementia care.  However, we have the capacity to admit patients from the age of 18 .  We have a multidisciplinary team on the ward, including nursing staff, physiotherapy and occupational therapy staff.

We accept direct GP admissions and patients who require IV therapy as day care and we also accept admissions from Dorset County Hospital and sometimes further afield in certain circumstances.

Portland Hospital also has a physiotherapy department treating patients from the community and an outpatients department offerning a variety of services to the community, including midwifery, chiropody and a citizens advice clinic.  We also have an X-ray department which is manned 3 half days per week.

Minor Injuries Unit

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Contact details, map and directions

Portland Hospital

Tel: 01305 820341   Fax: 01305 823148

Address: Castle Road, Castletown, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1AX

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

Email: enquiries@dhuft.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at Portland Hospital

This hospital is managed by Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

90.52% 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)

94.87% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

56.91% 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)

177.73% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

88%staff recommend this hospital for care. 385 responses. 5660 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

77%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 385 responses. 5660 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 553 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 1707 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

Quick, professional and caring

My son was sent home from school with an injured thumb after playing football. It was very swollen and I wanted to get it checked ASAP. T...

19 September 2017

A Very Minor Injury

When I went to MIUl with a tiny splinter showing in my finger I felt quite embarrassed. I had tried to pull it out with tweezers to no av...

18 August 2017

An absolute godsend!

I popped down first thing on a Monday morning after slicing my right index finger rather deeply with a pen knife the previous Friday. Had...

14 August 2017

Lovely staff

I have always visited minor injuries unit when a doctors appointment is not available and I would prefer to see them anyway. I can highly...

11 August 2017

Superb Care Given by All Staff Working On Castletown Ward

Recently I had an elderly friend as a patient who stayed in Castletown Ward, The staff were wonderful,very caring and were more than hel...

10 August 2017

Last updated on 26 July 2016.

Information supplied by Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust