Main Hospital Switchboard/General Enquiries – 01395 279684
Doris Heard Ward – 01395 282010
Geoffrey Willoughby Ward – 01395 282014
Minor Injuries Unit and Fracture Clinic – Via main switchboard
Theatre/Day Case Admissions Office – 01395 282051
X-ray Department – 01395 282004
Physiotherapy Department – 01395 282033
Occupational Therapy – 01395 282027
Community Nurses Messaging Service – 01395 282070
Services provided at this hospital:
Minor Injuries Unit (open 8am – 10pm), Fracture Clinic, Theatre/Day Case Admissions, X-ray, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Out-patient clinics and Community Nursing
Doris Heard Ward and Geoffrey Willoughby Ward 3pm – 5pm & 6.30pm – 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.
Breakfast: 8am to 9am
Lunch: 12.00noon to 1pm
Dinner: 6pm to 7pm
During protected mealtimes, visitors are not permitted, unless they are helping you to eat. This allows patients time to eat their meal in peace. Protected mealtimes may vary slightly. Please check with the individual ward about times.
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, Exmouth hospital scored ‘good’ for environment and privacy and dignity and ‘excellent’ for food
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.
Patient Environment Action Team (P.E.A.T): In the recent P.E.A.T inspections, Exmouth Hospital was judged to be ‘good’ for environment and cleanliness and an ‘excellent’ rating for the food served there
League of Friends:
Exmouth Hospital League of Friends, telephone 01395 279684.
Northern Devon Healthcare Trust 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.
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 as a shared site with two GP practices and other NHS organisations, only a limited number of spaces are available.