Swanage Hospital is a community hospital in Swanage, providing minor injuries care and a number of other health services.
There is no major Accident & Emergency department here – for urgent care contact 111 in the first instance. For medical emergencies telephone 999.
Minor Injuries Department
Swanage’s Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) is open daily (Monday- Sunday) between 8am and 8pm, including bank holidays.
The team here can help patients with the following:
- Limb injuries, such as sprains and fractures
- Eye injuries and infections
- Foreign bodies (for example splinters and fish hooks)
- Head injuries
- Wounds (including suturing if required)
- Insect bites and stings
- Emergency contraception
If, after phoning 111, in-person, face-to-face support is required, a member of hospital staff may book you an appointment at the minor injuries unit here – and kindly ask that you do not turn up unannounced.
Services provided by Swanage Community Hospital include:
- Children’s & Adolescent services
- Ear, Nose & Throat
- Gastrointestinal & Liver services
- General Surgery
- Occupational Therapy services
For full information about this healthcare provider’s services visit: www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk
Visiting times & information
Patients on one of Swanage Hospitals wards can see visitors seven days a week, including bank holidays.
Ward visiting hours are 2-4pm and 6-8pm each day.
- Minor injuries & conditions: 111
- Emergency/life-threatening: 999
- Hospital phone number: 01929 422282
Location & how to get there
📍 Postcode: BH19 2ES
Swanage Hospital is located on Queens Road, Swanage.
Your nearest Accident & Emergency departments
In an emergency call 999
If you require urgent care, the NHS urges you to telephone 111 in the first instance.
The A&E departments at these nearest major hospitals and urgent care centres are open 24 hours a day.
- Poole Hospital -📍Longfleet Road, Poole, BH15 2JB 📞 01202 665511
- Dorset County Hospital (Dorchester) -📍Williams Ave, Dorchester, DT1 2JY 📞 01305 251150
- Royal Bournemouth Hospital -📍Castle Lane East, Bournemouth, BH7 7DW 📞 01202 303626