Bridport Community Hospital

Information on visiting sites and inpatient wards

Bridport Community Hospital opened its doors to patients in 1996 and since that date a comprehensive range of services has been added to enhance the lives of people living in Bridport and the surrounding area enabling them to be treated closer to home.

We provide specialties in out-patients and day surgery, audiology, elderly care, gynaecology and obstetrics, ophthalmology, paediatrics, ultrasound and X-Ray alongside physiotherapy, occupational therapy and the mental health team. We also have social services, learning disabilities and the district nursing team based at the hospital.

The busy Minor Injuries Unit is nurse-led and offers a variety of services and treatments for minor ailments and minor injuries.

Bridport Hospital has one 24-bedded ward – Colmers – caring predominantly for patients over 65 for rehabilitation, as well as end for palliative and end of  life care.

The Bridport Hub brings together health and social care, local GPs and community services. This model is being replicated in other areas and is seen as innovative nationally.

Bridport Hospital would not be able to provide many of the above services without the support of the Bridport Hospital League of Friends. Over the years they have purchased specialist equipment for departments and continue to provide help for patients as well as run the busy League of Friends Coffee Shop in the hospital foyer.

Bridport Community Hospital League of Friends

Our activities supplement the service given by Bridport Community Hospital for patients and staff by provision of facilities and equipment which fall outside the NHS funding priorities. To raise funds and receive gifts, donations and legacies. To recruit voluntary workers for the coffee shop and trolley service to the wards.
Website: http://www.bchlof.org/home

COVID-19 vaccination service  

We are offering the COVID-19 vaccination for eligible people at our hospital on Wednesdays 8am-6pm.

Book your appointment on the National Booking Service before coming to the hospital.

On the day, arrive at reception and you will be directed to Langdon ward. Bring your booking confirmation and NHS number with you, if you have these. See our COVID-19 vaccination pages for more information.

Address

Hospital Lane
Bridport
DT6 5DR

Reception

01308 422371

Matron

Helen de Jonge

Opening hours

See bottom of page, by service, in the blue locations dropdwn, or contact the service/ward directly.

Parking

There is free parking on the site with dedicated disabled bays. The hospital is wheelchair accessible.

Inpatient visiting hours

2-4pm and 6-8pm, seven days a week, including bank holidays.

You do not need to contact the hospital in advance to attend but, if you'd like to, you can contact the hospital directly.

Minor injuries unit

If you require urgent care, please call 111 or go online for an assessment. This help us to provide the right support/treatment as quickly as possible, and could save you an unnecessary journey.

If you turn up unannounced at the MIU, you will be assessed but could be directed elsewhere or given an appointment later that day or the next.

More information on the MIU is below and also on our MIU page.

Locations

Anti-Coagulation (Bridport - Bridport Community Hospital)

N/A
N/A
Hospital Lane,
North Allington,
Bridport,
DT6 5DR

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Appointment only


Colmers Ward (Bridport - Bridport Community Hospital)

01308 426258
N/A
Hospital Lane,
North Allington,
DT6 5DR

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Visiting hours: 2-4pm and 6-8pm

 

Community Matrons (Bridport - Bridport Community Hospital)

01308 426285
N/A
Hospital Lane,
North Allington,
Bridport,
DT6 5DR

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Working hours: Monday to Friday from 08.30 to 16.30

Referral via GP, Health & Social care professionals

Community Mental Health Team - Adult (Bridport - Bridport Community Hospital)

Hospital Lane,
North Allington,
Bridport,
DT6 5DR

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 17:00, closed weekends and Public Holidays

Community Mental Health Team - Older People (Bridport - Bridport Community Hospital)

01308 426281
N/A
Hospital Lane,
North Allington,
Bridport,
DT6 5DR

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: 09:00 - 17:00 Monday - Friday

The OPMH (Older person mental health) team are based in the Bridport Hospital within a recently rebuilt space. They share and office space and consulting rooms with the adult mental health team. Close by in the hospital are colleagues from Social Services and other physical health services. The team offer assessment and specialist talking and medical treatments to older people (over 65) who have a moderate to severe mental health conditions. The team is made up of nurses, Psychologists, Psychiatrist and support workers, all offering specialist interventions which support people in managing their mental health. The team link extensively with a wide range of partners from the Health Service, Dorset County Council and Local Community in enabling individual needs to be met.

Continuing Healthcare (Bridport - Bridport Community Hospital)

01305 361123
N/A
Hospital Lane,
North Allington,
Bridport,
DT6 5DR

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: from 15.30 to 16.30


Dorset Bladder & Bowel Continence Service (Bridport - Bridport Community Hospital)

Hospital Lane,
North Allington,
Bridport,
DT6 5DR

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Opening Times: Monday to Friday from 08.30 to 16.30

Dorset MSK (Bridport - Bridport Community Hospital)

01308 426235
N/A
Hospital Lane,
North Allington,
Bridport,
DT6 5DR

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: 15.30 to 16.30

Minor Injuries Unit - Bridport Community Hospital (Bridport)

111
N/A
Hospital Lane,
North Allington,
Bridport,
DT6 5DR

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Please note that all MIUs will see their last patient 30 minutes before closing.

Opening Times:
Monday to Sunday: 9am-6pm (last patient seen at 5.30pm)
Bank Holidays: 9am-6pm 

X-ray facilities:
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Closed bank holidays and weekends

Orthotics (Bridport Community Hospital)

Hospital Lane,
Bridport,
DT6 5DR

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Physiotherapy (Bridport - Bridport Community Hospital)

Hospital Lane,
North Allington,
DT6 5DR

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours:
Monday 08.30 to 17.30
Tuesday - Thursday 08.00 to 17.00
Friday 08.00 to 16.30

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