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Summary of options within 25 miles of Dorchester
  • 7 hospitals offering within 25 miles of Dorchester
  • 15 weeks difference in waiting times for NHS treatment (6 vs 21 weeks)
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  • Of the 7 hospitals, 1 outstanding, 3 good, 2 not yet CQC rated, 1 inadequate
  • Nearest Outstanding hospital - Independent Health Group Ltd - 41 miles - 9 weeks
  • Shortest wait at good or outstanding hospital within 50 miles - SpaMedica Southampton - 4 weeks
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Summary of options within 25 miles of Dorchester
  • 7 hospitals offering Ophthalmology within 25 miles of Dorchester
  • 15 weeks difference in waiting times for NHS treatment (6 vs 21)
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  • Of the 7 hospitals, 1 outstanding, 3 good, 2 not yet CQC rated, 1 inadequate
  • Nearest Outstanding hospital - Independent Health Group Ltd - 41 miles - 9 weeks
  • Shortest wait at good or outstanding hospital within 50 miles - SpaMedica Southampton - 4 weeks
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Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
SpaMedica Poole
Specialism: Ophthalmology
Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
Outstanding
Outstanding
Safe
Good
Effective
Outstanding
Caring
Good
Responsive
Outstanding
Well-led
Good
6.4 Weeks
Weeks
Rating
Latest waiting time for 9 out of 10 patients
14.3
1 of 7
Average Waiting Times for Treated Patients
Outpatients Treated
10.1
1 of 7
Inpatients Treated
11.4
1 of 7
Diagnostics - % waiting 6+ weeks
0.0%
1 of 7
NB - Diagnostics is a % of current waiting list waiting 6+ weeks (national target is 1%)
9.3 Weeks
The projected time that it will take the hospital to clear the current waiting list, based upon the latest month's activity data.
Not
reported
Not
Reported
National average is:
Up 8%
National average is:
Up 1.7%
Not
Reported
National Average
Inpatients
-
-
Outpatients
Not
Reported
Not
Reported
A&E
-
-
Maternity
-
-
Staff
-
-
NHS Funded Work
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SpaMedica Poole
Forelle House, Marshes End
Upton Road
Poole
Dorset
BH17 7AG

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SpaMedica Poole National Average
Number of Patients Total patients currently waiting 1,242 16684
Total Outpatients treated last month 131 2912
Total Inpatients treated last month 443 786
Hospital Mortality Rate (excluding covid) - - -
Friends and Family % would recommend - Inpatients - -
% would recommend - Oupatients - -
% would recommend - Staff - -
Cancer Inpatient
% treated within 31 days - 87.7%
% treated within 62 days - 57.1%
Outpatient
% treated within 31 days - 96.8%
% treated within 62 days - 61.9%
% seen within 14 days - 80.5%
Diagnostics Total waiting list 0 3,883
Total waiting over 6 weeks 0 981
% waiting over 6 weeks 0.0% 25.3%
Name Licensed GMC Code Years Registered Key Specialisms Also Works At
SpaMedica Poole $Independent$14.3 Weeks$9.3 Weeks$Up 8%$Outstanding$Not
Reported$images/icons/tick-green.svg$images/icons/dash-black.svg$Good$Outstanding$Good$Outstanding$Good$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$25$$03300584280$No number available$https://www.spamedica.co.uk/location/poole/$0$https://www.spamedica.co.uk/contact/
Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
Yeatman Hospital
Specialism:
Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
Good
Good
Safe
Requires improvement
Effective
Good
Caring
Outstanding
Responsive
Good
Well-led
Good
19.3 Weeks
Weeks
Rating
Latest waiting time for 9 out of 10 patients
48.2
4 of 7
Average Waiting Times for Treated Patients
Outpatients Treated
16.0
5 of 7
Inpatients Treated
25.3
4 of 7
Diagnostics - % waiting 6+ weeks
24.9%
3 of 7
NB - Diagnostics is a % of current waiting list waiting 6+ weeks (national target is 1%)
20.2 Weeks
The projected time that it will take the hospital to clear the current waiting list, based upon the latest month's activity data.
Not
reported
Not
Reported
National average is:
Up 29%
National average is:
Up 1.7%
94.1%
National Average
Inpatients
-
-
Outpatients
94.1%
93.7%
A&E
-
-
Maternity
-
-
Staff
-
-
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Yeatman Hospital
Yeatman Hospital
Sherborne
Dorset
DT9 3JU

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Yeatman Hospital National Average
Number of Patients Total patients currently waiting 5,566 16684
Total Outpatients treated last month 793 2912
Total Inpatients treated last month 390 786
Hospital Mortality Rate (excluding covid) - - -
Friends and Family % would recommend - Inpatients - -
% would recommend - Oupatients 94.1% 93.7%
% would recommend - Staff - -
Cancer Inpatient
% treated within 31 days 84.6% 87.7%
% treated within 62 days 63.1% 57.1%
Outpatient
% treated within 31 days 99.4% 96.8%
% treated within 62 days 74.2% 61.9%
% seen within 14 days 64.5% 80.5%
Diagnostics Total waiting list 12,262 3,883
Total waiting over 6 weeks 2,493 981
% waiting over 6 weeks 20.3% 25.3%
Name Licensed GMC Code Years Registered Key Specialisms Also Works At
Yeatman Hospital $NHS$48.2 Weeks$20.2 Weeks$Up 29%$Good$94.1%$images/icons/tick-green.svg$images/icons/tick-green.svg$Requires improvement$Good$Outstanding$Good$Good$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$1145$Parkside@somersetft.nhs.uk$01935475122$01823344141$https://www.somersetft.nhs.uk/$1$https://www.somersetft.nhs.uk/contact-us/
Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
Yeovil District Hospital
Specialism:
Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
Good
Good
Safe
Requires improvement
Effective
Good
Caring
Good
Responsive
Good
Well-led
Good
19.3 Weeks
Weeks
Rating
Latest waiting time for 9 out of 10 patients
48.2
4 of 7
Average Waiting Times for Treated Patients
Outpatients Treated
16.0
5 of 7
Inpatients Treated
25.3
4 of 7
Diagnostics - % waiting 6+ weeks
24.9%
3 of 7
NB - Diagnostics is a % of current waiting list waiting 6+ weeks (national target is 1%)
20.2 Weeks
The projected time that it will take the hospital to clear the current waiting list, based upon the latest month's activity data.
Not
reported
Not
Reported
National average is:
Up 29%
National average is:
Up 1.7%
94.1%
National Average
Inpatients
-
-
Outpatients
94.1%
93.7%
A&E
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-
Maternity
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-
Staff
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Yeovil District Hospital
Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

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Yeovil District Hospital National Average
Number of Patients Total patients currently waiting 5,566 16684
Total Outpatients treated last month 793 2912
Total Inpatients treated last month 390 786
Hospital Mortality Rate (excluding covid) - - -
Friends and Family % would recommend - Inpatients - -
% would recommend - Oupatients 94.1% 93.7%
% would recommend - Staff - -
Cancer Inpatient
% treated within 31 days 84.6% 87.7%
% treated within 62 days 63.1% 57.1%
Outpatient
% treated within 31 days 99.4% 96.8%
% treated within 62 days 74.2% 61.9%
% seen within 14 days 64.5% 80.5%
Diagnostics Total waiting list 12,262 3,883
Total waiting over 6 weeks 2,493 981
% waiting over 6 weeks 20.3% 25.3%
Name Licensed GMC Code Years Registered Key Specialisms Also Works At
Yeovil District Hospital $NHS$48.2 Weeks$20.2 Weeks$Up 29%$Good$94.1%$images/icons/tick-green.svg$images/icons/tick-green.svg$Requires improvement$Good$Good$Good$Good$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$1143$$01935475122$01935384234$https://www.somersetft.nhs.uk/yeovilhospital/$0$https://www.somersetft.nhs.uk/private-treatment-at-yeovil/
Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
Axminster Hospital
Specialism:
Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
Good
Good
Safe
Requires improvement
Effective
Good
Caring
Outstanding
Responsive
Good
Well-led
Good
21.4 Weeks
Weeks
Rating
Latest waiting time for 9 out of 10 patients
54.4
7 of 7
Average Waiting Times for Treated Patients
Outpatients Treated
28.5
7 of 7
Inpatients Treated
25.4
7 of 7
Diagnostics - % waiting 6+ weeks
58.1%
5 of 7
NB - Diagnostics is a % of current waiting list waiting 6+ weeks (national target is 1%)
20.5 Weeks
The projected time that it will take the hospital to clear the current waiting list, based upon the latest month's activity data.
Whole StarWhole StarWhole StarWhole StarWhole Star
Cleanliness:
Not
Reported
Food & Hydration:
Not
Reported
Privacy, Dignity & Wellbeing:
Not
Reported
Condition, Appearance & Maintenance:
Not
Reported
Dementia Domain:
Not
Reported
Disability Domain:
Not
Reported
0.7%
National average is:
0.97
Within +/-5%
National average is:
Up 1.7%
98.0%
National Average
Inpatients
-
-
Outpatients
98.0%
93.7%
A&E
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Maternity
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-
Staff
92.3%
81.3%
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Axminster Hospital
Chard Street
Axminster
Devon
EX13 5DU

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Axminster Hospital National Average
Number of Patients Total patients currently waiting 8,786 16684
Total Outpatients treated last month 1,203 2912
Total Inpatients treated last month 636 786
Hospital Mortality Rate (excluding covid) - - -
Friends and Family % would recommend - Inpatients - -
% would recommend - Oupatients 98.0% 93.7%
% would recommend - Staff 92.3% 81.3%
Cancer Inpatient
% treated within 31 days 87.0% 87.7%
% treated within 62 days 66.9% 57.1%
Outpatient
% treated within 31 days 100.0% 96.8%
% treated within 62 days 33.8% 61.9%
% seen within 14 days 70.9% 80.5%
Diagnostics Total waiting list 15,426 3,883
Total waiting over 6 weeks 5,811 981
% waiting over 6 weeks 37.7% 25.3%
Name Licensed GMC Code Years Registered Key Specialisms Also Works At
Axminster Hospital $NHS$54.4 Weeks$20.5 Weeks$Within +/-5%$Good$98.0%$images/icons/tick-green.svg$images/icons/tick-green.svg$Requires improvement$Good$Outstanding$Good$Good$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$1155$rde-tr.exeterprivatepatients@nhs.net$01392402391$01392402398$https://royaldevon.nhs.uk/our-sites/axminster-hospital/$1$
Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
Poole Hospital
Specialism:
Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
Requires improvement
Requires improvement
Safe
Requires improvement
Effective
Good
Caring
Outstanding
Responsive
Good
Well-led
Requires improvement
14.8 Weeks
Weeks
Rating
Latest waiting time for 9 out of 10 patients
34.6
2 of 7
Average Waiting Times for Treated Patients
Outpatients Treated
17.8
2 of 7
Inpatients Treated
15.8
2 of 7
Diagnostics - % waiting 6+ weeks
9.8%
6 of 7
NB - Diagnostics is a % of current waiting list waiting 6+ weeks (national target is 1%)
15.2 Weeks
The projected time that it will take the hospital to clear the current waiting list, based upon the latest month's activity data.
Not
reported
0.7%
National average is:
0.97
Within +/-5%
National average is:
Up 1.7%
96.3%
National Average
Inpatients
92.3%
94.6%
Outpatients
96.3%
93.7%
A&E
79.7%
79.7%
Maternity
94.4%
93.3%
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Poole Hospital
Longfleet Road
Poole
Dorset
BH15 2JB

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Poole Hospital National Average
Number of Patients Total patients currently waiting 4,673 16684
Total Outpatients treated last month 700 2912
Total Inpatients treated last month 625 786
Hospital Mortality Rate (excluding covid) - checkLower Than Expected -
Friends and Family % would recommend - Inpatients 92.3% 94.6%
% would recommend - Oupatients 96.3% 93.7%
% would recommend - Staff - -
Cancer Inpatient
% treated within 31 days 98.1% 87.7%
% treated within 62 days 71.0% 57.1%
Outpatient
% treated within 31 days 97.4% 96.8%
% treated within 62 days 35.4% 61.9%
% seen within 14 days 45.3% 80.5%
Diagnostics Total waiting list 12,584 3,883
Total waiting over 6 weeks 975 981
% waiting over 6 weeks 7.8% 25.3%
Name Licensed GMC Code Years Registered Key Specialisms Also Works At
Poole Hospital $NHS$34.6 Weeks$15.2 Weeks$Within +/-5%$Requires improvement$96.3%$images/icons/tick-green.svg$images/icons/tick-green.svg$Requires improvement$Good$Outstanding$Good$Requires improvement$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$918$BPC@uhd.nhs.uk$01202665511$03000194992$https://www.uhd.nhs.uk/hospitals-poole$1$
Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
Dorset County Hospital
Specialism:
Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
Insufficient evidence to rate
Insufficient evidence to rate
Safe
Insufficient evidence to rate
Effective
Insufficient evidence to rate
Caring
Insufficient evidence to rate
Responsive
Insufficient evidence to rate
Well-led
Insufficient evidence to rate
20.6 Weeks
Weeks
Rating
Latest waiting time for 9 out of 10 patients
51.2
6 of 7
Average Waiting Times for Treated Patients
Outpatients Treated
11.3
4 of 7
Inpatients Treated
15.0
6 of 7
Diagnostics - % waiting 6+ weeks
10.4%
2 of 7
NB - Diagnostics is a % of current waiting list waiting 6+ weeks (national target is 1%)
16.4 Weeks
The projected time that it will take the hospital to clear the current waiting list, based upon the latest month's activity data.
Whole StarWhole StarWhole StarWhole StarHalf Star
Cleanliness:
99.8%
Food & Hydration:
94.3%
Privacy, Dignity & Wellbeing:
86.4%
Condition, Appearance & Maintenance:
100.0%
Dementia Domain:
79.6%
Disability Domain:
81.9%
2.0%
National average is:
0.97
Up 12%
National average is:
Up 1.7%
100.0%
National Average
Inpatients
98.0%
94.6%
Outpatients
100.0%
93.7%
A&E
85.3%
79.7%
Maternity
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Staff
83.9%
81.3%
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Dorset County Hospital
Williams Avenue
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 2JY

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Dorset County Hospital National Average
Number of Patients Total patients currently waiting 2,831 16684
Total Outpatients treated last month 476 2912
Total Inpatients treated last month 265 786
Hospital Mortality Rate (excluding covid) - checkWithin Expected Range -
Friends and Family % would recommend - Inpatients 98.0% 94.6%
% would recommend - Oupatients 100.0% 93.7%
% would recommend - Staff 83.9% 81.3%
Cancer Inpatient
% treated within 31 days 93.6% 87.7%
% treated within 62 days 67.3% 57.1%
Outpatient
% treated within 31 days 100.0% 96.8%
% treated within 62 days 72.5% 61.9%
% seen within 14 days 47.3% 80.5%
Diagnostics Total waiting list 4,540 3,883
Total waiting over 6 weeks 1,042 981
% waiting over 6 weeks 22.9% 25.3%
Name Licensed GMC Code Years Registered Key Specialisms Also Works At
Dorset County Hospital $NHS$51.2 Weeks$16.4 Weeks$Up 12%$Insufficient evidence to rate$100.0%$images/icons/tick-green.svg$images/icons/tick-green.svg$Insufficient evidence to rate$Insufficient evidence to rate$Insufficient evidence to rate$Insufficient evidence to rate$Insufficient evidence to rate$99.8%$94.3%$86.4%$100.0%$79.6%$81.9%$1003$greenwood@dchft.nhs.uk$01305251150$01305254138$https://www.dchft.nhs.uk/$1$
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NHS Hospital
OP Clinic at Dorset Health Village
Specialism:
Private Hospital
NHS Hospital
No CQC Rating
No CQC Rating
Safe
No CQC Rating
Effective
No CQC Rating
Caring
No CQC Rating
Responsive
No CQC Rating
Well-led
No CQC Rating
14.8 Weeks
Weeks
Rating
Latest waiting time for 9 out of 10 patients
34.6
2 of 7
Average Waiting Times for Treated Patients
Outpatients Treated
17.8
2 of 7
Inpatients Treated
15.8
2 of 7
Diagnostics - % waiting 6+ weeks
9.8%
6 of 7
NB - Diagnostics is a % of current waiting list waiting 6+ weeks (national target is 1%)
15.2 Weeks
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Not
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0.7%
National average is:
0.97
Within +/-5%
National average is:
Up 1.7%
96.3%
National Average
Inpatients
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-
Outpatients
96.3%
93.7%
A&E
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OP Clinic at Dorset Health Village
64-68 Dolphin Centre
Poole
Dorset
BH15 1SQ

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OP Clinic at Dorset Health Village National Average
Number of Patients Total patients currently waiting 4,673 16684
Total Outpatients treated last month 700 2912
Total Inpatients treated last month 625 786
Hospital Mortality Rate (excluding covid) - - -
Friends and Family % would recommend - Inpatients - -
% would recommend - Oupatients 96.3% 93.7%
% would recommend - Staff - -
Cancer Inpatient
% treated within 31 days 98.1% 87.7%
% treated within 62 days 71.0% 57.1%
Outpatient
% treated within 31 days 97.4% 96.8%
% treated within 62 days 35.4% 61.9%
% seen within 14 days 45.3% 80.5%
Diagnostics Total waiting list 12,584 3,883
Total waiting over 6 weeks 975 981
% waiting over 6 weeks 7.8% 25.3%
Name Licensed GMC Code Years Registered Key Specialisms Also Works At
OP Clinic at Dorset Health Village $NHS$34.6 Weeks$15.2 Weeks$Within +/-5%$No CQC Rating$96.3%$images/icons/tick-green.svg$images/icons/dash-black.svg$No CQC Rating$No CQC Rating$No CQC Rating$No CQC Rating$No CQC Rating$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$Not
Reported$921$$No number available$No number available$https://www.uhd.nhs.uk/about-us/think-big/clinic$0$
 
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