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Coronavirus - Changes to our services

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some of our non-urgent services have been temporarily suspended and others are operating with reduced hours. Find out about service changes here.

Bishop's Castle Community Hospital

This part of the website is being designed specifically for GPs, Clinical Commissioning groups, care homes and other care professionals who need the service referral information or access to Trust policies and care leaflets.

How does a GP refer in to this service?

GPs should contact the hospital directly to discuss referrals they would like to make.

Types of patients regularly seen

The hospital provides care for local patients who do not need to be admitted to an acute hospital, or have been transferred from an acute hospital for rehabilitation or recovery following an operation, or who need palliative care.

Local GPs may admit patients into inpatient and outpatient services. Patients can also be transferred from acute hospitals for rehabilitation before returning home.

Patients not seen by this service

The following services are not available at Bishop's Castle Community Hospital:

  • Blood tests
  • Chemotherapy
  • Daily I.V. antibiotics (antibiotics through veins)
  • Family planning
  • Health 'MOT' clinics
  • Smoking cessation clinic
  • Weight loss programme

Contact the Service Manager

  • Community Hospitals Manager
    Tel: 01743 277500

Contact key clinician(s)

  • Ward Manager
    Leeanne Morgan
    Tel: 01588 638220
Next review due: 1 September 2020