Telephone: 01297 630400
Services provided at this hospital:
Physiotherapy, Xray, Occupational Therapy, Inpatients, Older People’s Mental Health, Theatre, Outpatients, Community Nurses, Public Health / Childrens Services. Complex Care Team.
Afternoons: 3pm to 8pm
If you need to arrange a visit outside the set visiting times please let the ward know.
At certain times the ward may be closed for several reasons. For example, confidential discussions sometimes need to be held between staff and patients or there may be a patient rest period or a teaching and development session.
Patient Environment Action Team (PEAT) is an annual assessment of inpatient healthcare sites in England. PEAT inspects standards across a range of services including food, cleanliness, infection control and patient environment (including bathroom areas, décor, lighting, floors and patient areas).
In the 2011 PEAT inspection, Axminster hospital scored ‘good’ for environment and ‘excellent’ for food and privacy and dignity.
The patient information leaflet includes handy tips for patients arriving at their local hospital, such as what they need to bring, facilities available, parking arrangements, contact details and visiting times.
National Patient Safety Agency inspections: In the recent NPSA inspections, Axminster Hospital was judged to be ‘excellent’ for environment and cleanliness and an ‘excellent’ rating for the food served there.
League of Friends:
Axminster Hospital League of Friends, Telephone 01297 34943
NHS Devon wishes to promote environmentally-friendly and healthy ways of travelling to its sites, such as cycling or walking, and making better use of the public transport system. Such methods of transport will ease traffic congestion and improve the local environment, whilst helping to keep you fit.
Click the link to view a map of the hospital location.
Travelling by Car
Visitors and staff should respect the site’s neighbours. If parking on residential roads surrounding the site becomes a problem for residents, the local authority may implement a ‘residents only’ parking scheme or impose parking restrictions.
On-Site Parking Arrangements: There is free parking but a limited number of spaces are available.