Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 12 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

My Stay

I came out of hospital yesterday after a 1 week stay. Due to the hospital being extremely busy, I was moved three times during the week a...

14 May 2018


From my own siily mistake what better service can anyone expect. Such excellent service on all aspects from everyone, do not let me hear ...

7 May 2018

Fantastic care by the A&E (& Sandbanks ward) staff

We would like to give credit where credit is due to all the Staff of the A&E department after my wife was rushed in by ambulance on t...

8 March 2018

Outstanding care

I had the misfortune of having to take my father here on Boxing Day - care and attention was excellent- kept informed all the time and ap...

3 January 2018

Last updated on 23 August 2013.

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