Princess Of Wales Hospital

Telephone: 01480 398500
Address: Lynn Road, Lynn Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 1DN

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 27 ratings for this hospital


The Princess of Wales Hospital (Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust) sees more than 40,000 patients a year through its specialist outpatient services.The Princess of Wales Hospital is a former RAF establishment that opened in 1940. It was renamed from RAF Ely in 1987 following a visit from HRH the Princess of Wales and in 1993 was taken over by Lifespan Healthcare NHS Trust and began to develop its services.

The main hospital site is open from 7.30am to 6.30pm.  For individual service opening times please contact the service direct.

As a patient, carer or relative sometimes you might need to turn to someone for help, advice or support.  Please do not hesitate to e mail or telephone Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS), if you have any questions relating to services delivered from this hospital, clinic or health centre. 

PALS opening hours are Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm, not including public holidays. 

 If you call and the number is engaged, please leave a short message, including your name and telephone number along with dialling code, and we will contact you as soon as possible.
01480 355 184
0800 013 2511
07507 195 375


For urgent care Cambridgeshire - 6pm to 8am 
Patient Line - 03301 239131
Admin Line - 01223 726050
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Princess Of Wales Hospital

Tel: 01480 398500   Fax: 01353 652003

Address: Lynn Road, Lynn Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 1DN


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Departments and services

Useful numbers:

Welney Ward - 01353 652194

Outpatient Clinics - 01353 652016

Medical Records - 01353 652015

Physio clinics – 01353 652046

Xray – 01353 652075

Minor Injuries - 01353 656675

MRC Epidemiology Unit - 01353 652082

To search for a specific treatment, use our full list of departments

Latest reviews of this hospital


I needed antibiotics urgently for cystitis ,as I had had the problem months before they told me to call 111 and then had to wait 5 hours ...

18 April 2014

Car Parking and reception

Treatment at the Princess of Wales is very good and the staff could not be more helpful. The problem is the site. The car parking is very...

25 February 2014

No waiting!

This is the second time I have taken a friend to the hospital and the second time that booking in and waiting times were minimal and, as ...

18 February 2014

Sunday afternoon excellent service

New born baby was unwell and after a phone call to the generic nhs phone number was sharply called back by a doctor who booked us an appo...

17 February 2014

Exceptional Service & Friendly Staff

Really appreciate the professional, friendly and genuinely caring staff at the Ely, Princess of Wales, Minor injury ward. Both the nursin...

13 February 2014

Quality of service at Princess Of Wales Hospital

This hospital is managed by Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

0 case(s) in the last three months

C. difficile infections in last 3 months

Average (0.00 cases per bed in the last three months)

NHS Choices users rating

Responding to patient safety alerts

Good - All alerts signed off where deadline has passed

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

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Last updated on 17 January 2014.

Information supplied by Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust