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Dorset County Hospital

Overall: Requires improvement read more about inspection ratings

Williams Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2JY (01305) 251150

Provided and run by:
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Important: We are carrying out a review of quality at Dorset County Hospital. We will publish a report when our review is complete. Find out more about our inspection reports.


Latest inspection: 28 June 2023 Report published: 2 November 2023

  • Safe

    Requires improvement

  • Effective


  • Caring


  • Responsive


  • Well-led

    Requires improvement

Ratings for specific services

We often carry out focussed inspections on individual services. The following ratings are from our focussed inspections

Specialisms / services

  • Maternity and midwifery services
  • Termination of pregnancies
  • Family planning
  • Treatment of disease, disorder or injury
  • Assessment or medical treatment for persons detained under the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Surgical procedures
  • Diagnostic and screening procedures
  • Services for everyone

Who runs this service

  • Organisation

    Dorset County Hospital is run by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

  • Mrs Jo Howarth
    Nominated Individual