Buckland Hospital

01304 222510 Buckland Hospital, Coombe Valley Road , Dover, Kent, CT17 0HD

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 25 ratings for this hospital


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The Buckland Hospital, Dover is a community hospital that provides a range of local services. The hospital was built at the turn of the 20th century in Coombe Valley, Dover.  

East Kent Hospitals has invested £23m to rebuild the hospital in Dover to provide modern facilities for the south Kent coast population. Building work is due to be completed in 2015.

The new facilities will include a minor injuries unit walk in centre, outpatient facilities, renal satellite services, day hospital services, child health ambulatory and child development services, and diagnostic facilities.  This is an important development for the Trust as it secures local access to services.

For more information please visit www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/buckland

Contact details, map and directions

Buckland Hospital

Tel: 01304 222510

Address: Buckland Hospital, Coombe Valley Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 0HD

Website: http://www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/buckland

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Quality of service at Buckland Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.32% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.28% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 206 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

7474% staff recommend this hospital for care. 2107 responses. 7828 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

4949% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 2107 responses. 7828 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 4614 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Minor Injuries

Today I had to pay a visit to the Minor Injuries Unit . This was the first time as I am new to Kent and I can say what a pleasant surpris...

22 September 2016


Absolutely disgusted! Waited to be Seen to be palmed off with pain killers and told to wait for an MRI appointment how is that solving th...

15 September 2016

Good Service

After having read a number of bad reviews on this site before I popped in for a blood test I felt it important to leave my own review whi...

24 August 2016


My surgery is at Ash near Canterbury so I was advised to go either to K&C or Deal Hospitals. I opted instead to go to Buckland as I ...

4 August 2016

Terrible location and poor care

Getting to Buckland Hospital is quite difficult as the local transport services are not very frequent and have limited routes. The buildi...

7 July 2016

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Last updated on 14 April 2015.

Information supplied by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust