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Annual Report 2016 – 2017
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Bideford Community Hospital

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General Information

Bideford Community Hospital was built in 1924 and extended several times, with the latest extension opened in 1994.

Many different consultant out-patient clinics are held here, including general surgery, urology, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, cardiology, respiratory medicine, neurology, rheumatology, geriatric medicine and gynaecology. Many nurse-led specialist clinics are also held here.

Other services include:

  • Minor Injuries Unit, open daily from 8.30am to 8.30pm (closed Christmas day)

Outpatient services

CONSULTANT CLINICS

Gynaecology
Rheumatology
Respiratory Medicine
Gastroenterology
Neurology
Care of the Elderly
Surgical
Cardiology
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology Staff Grade
Urology
Orthopaedic
Paediatric Diabetic
GU Medicine (inc Health Adviser)

ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Glaucoma Monitoring +GMC3
Children’s Orthoptic
Optometry
AMD Tech
Upper limb (OIFS) *
Spinal & Lower Limb (OIFS)
Back Pain (OIFS)
Podiatry (OIFS)
OT (OIFS)
ESP Upper Limb (OIFS)
Pain Management Team
Audiology
Paediatric Audiology
Physiotherapy (general department)
Weight Management
Rheumatology OT
HG Physio Neurology
PCI Cardiac Rehab
Dietary Group
Podiatry general clinics
Adult Speech Therapy

NURSE LED CLINICS

Rheumatology
Parkinsons
Cardiac Rehab
Cardiac
Multiple Sclerosis
Continence
IBS
Diabetic
Family Planning (Dr & Nurse)
District Nurse clinics (due to start Feb 2017)

VIRGIN CARE SERVICE

Childrens Speech & Language

DEVON PARTNERSHIP TRUST

Depression & Anxiety

R D & E STAFF

Genetic Nurse
Chronic Fatigue
PD Nurse

X-RAY DEPT

The Bideford Complex Care Team is also based here.

Parking

In the patient parking areas, there is a pay and display system which is clearly signposted. Spaces are limited so please allow plenty of time to park.

Drivers displaying a valid blue disability badge can park in designated spaces at no charge.

The pay and display charges are:

  • Up to 2 hours – £1.80
  • Up to 4 hours – £2.10
  • Up to 24 hours – £4.10

Parking charges apply at all times. These can be paid by cash, phone or online. Details are clearly displayed on the tariff signs.

 

Hospital Map

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League of Friends

Bideford Hospital League of Friends plays an important role in supporting the hospital. Members raise money for ‘extras’ to support patients.

If you would like to find out more or to help, please ask at the hospital reception for League of Friends contact details.

Hospital contact details

Tel: 01271 322577
Postal address: Bideford Community Hospital
Abbotsham Road
BIDEFORD
EX39 3AG

The hospital is managed by a Matron. If you would like to talk with Matron or the Sister/Ward Manager, please ask a member of staff or call 01271 322577 and ask for the Matron at Bideford Hospital

Bedside booklet

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