Bideford Community Hospital

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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

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 8am to 8pm (closed Christmas day). 

Clinics and services at Bideford Community Hospital

Audiology (adults and children)
Bladder and bowel
Cardiac rehab
Cardiology
Care of the elderly
Chest/respiratory
Chronic fatigue service
Community Health & Social Care Team, which includes reablement team, occupational therapists and social services, and District Nursing Team
Depression and anxiety service
Devon Carers
Diabetes (adults and children)
Ear, nose and throat (ENT)
Family planning
Gastroenterology
General surgery
Genetics
GU medicine – sexual health
Gynaecology
Heart failure
Minor Injuries Unit
MS service
Nephrology
Neurology
Occupational health
Ophthalmology – includes glaucoma monitoring, imaging and paediatrics
Orthopaedics
Orthopaedic physiotherapy
Oscar service – weight management group
Pain management team
Parkinson’s service
Physiotherapy
Podiatry
Psychiatry
Rheumatology
Smoking cessation service
Speech & language therapy (adult and children)
Urology
Violent patient scheme
Wheelchair clinic
X-ray

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.

 

Bedside booklet

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Last updated: October 8, 2018