Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

01202 665511 Longfleet Road , Poole, Dorset, BH15 2JB

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 8 ratings for this trust


Poole Hospital viewed from Poole Park

Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is an acute general hospital with 621 beds. It is the major trauma centre for East Dorset and provides a range of district hospital care for the 270,000 people living in Poole, East Dorset and Purbeck. It also provides a number of core services such as child health and maternity for a wider catchment area, including Bournemouth and Christchurch, and some specialist services, such as oral surgery and neurological care, for the whole of Dorset.

The Dorset Cancer Centre – which provides care to people with cancer from across the county – is based at Poole Hospital.

Poole Hospital has a unique philosophy embedded in the ‘Poole Approach’. This underpins all the care we give to patients, and pledges that we will provide friendly, professional, patient-centred care with dignity and respect for all.

Departments and services

To find out more about the servies provided by Poole Hospital, visit www.poole.nhs.uk/a-z-services.aspx

Latest reviews of this trust

Kind, considerate and hygenic

I came in for a blood test and I was extremely nervous down to having a bad experience with needles in the past. The nurse was exception...

15 November 2017

Brilliant care throughout my stay

I was brought in by ambulance to the hospital suffering with severe abdominal pain. From the moment the paramedics arrived to the time I ...

4 November 2017

A & E and Ansty Ward

I was totally impressed by my recent care in A and E and especially Ansty ward. The care and consideration I recieved from the staff from...

9 June 2017

Apalling service

Absolutely shocking service. Surgery was necessary on that very day but the hospital delayed it for 5 days and made me feel very agitated...

29 April 2017

Treatment of my 16 month old with breathing difficulties

The nuses and doctors who were involved with my sons care from a&e to the senior doctor at the end of our stay were all exceptional. The...

23 March 2017

Quality of service at Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Registration with the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission regulates this organisation

Last updated on 23 August 2013.

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