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Honiton Hospital

Address:

Marlpits Road
Honiton
Devon
EX14 2DE

Telephone: 01404 540540

Services provided at this hospital:

Inpatients, Maternity, Renal Unit, Minor Injuries Unit (open 8am – 10pm), Chiropdy, X-ray, Physio, Occupational Therapy and Childrens Services, Outpatient clinics including Continence Clinic, Mental Health, Dietetic, Medical Elderly, Movement Disorder, Neurology, Chiropody, Dental, Leg Ulcer Clinic, Paediatric, Gynaecology, Audiology, Genetics,Smoking Cessation, Surgical/Vascula, Occupational Health, Dermatology, and Respiratory

Due to staffing difficulties, Honiton MIU will be open between 10:00 and 18:00 from 14th August. The situation will be reviewed on 30th September. On Monday 31st August, however, the MIU will be open between the normal daily opening hours of 08:00 to 22:00. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Visiting times

Afternoons: 3pm to 8.30pm

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.

Meal times

Breakfast: 8.30am to 9am
Lunch: 12.45pm to 1.15pm
Dinner: 5.45pm to 6.15pm

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.

PEAT scores

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, Honiton hospital scored ‘excellent’ for environment, food and privacy and dignity.

Patient information

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.

Click to view or download the patient information leaflet for this hospital.

Bedside booklet

National Patient Safety Agency inspections: In the recent NPSA inspections, Honiton Hospital was judged to be ‘excellent’ for environment and cleanliness and an ‘excellent’ rating for the food served there.

League of Friends:

Honiton Hospital League of Friends Chairman Heather Penwarden can be contacted by phone on 01404 540540 or 01404 45360 or email penwarden@btinternet.com

Travel information:

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.

Why not visit Journey Devon or Journey Planner for help with how to plan your journey.

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 a GP practice and other NHS organisations, only a limited number of spaces are available.

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