Health Hospitals

Swanage Community Hospital

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.

View of Swanage Hospital entranceway from the road outside
Swanage Hospital

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:

Welcome board and opening hours information outside Swanage Hospital Minor Injuries Unit
MIU opening times
  • 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:

List of departments at the Swanage Hospital
Swanage Hospital departments
  • Cardiology
  • Children’s & Adolescent services
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Gastrointestinal & Liver services
  • General Surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Occupational Therapy services
  • Rehabilitation

For full information about this healthcare provider’s services visit:

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.

Contact details

  • 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.

Google map screenshot showing the location of Swanage Community hospital
(Swanage Hospital location (credit: Google Maps)

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