Bridgnorth Community Hospital
This section aims to provide General Practitioners (GPs) and members of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) with some more detailed information about our services. The information below is updated regularly, but, if you need to find out more detailed information about a specific service or have a very specific question about the service or referral pathway, then please contact the service manager or the key clinician detailed opposite.
- How does a GP refer in to this service?
Bridgnorth GPs can refer directly to their own bed allocation within the community hospital by using the contact details on this page.
For all other referrals, telephone the Care Co-ordination Centre on 01743 454903.
You can also view the page that provides information for patients or carers by clicking the link below.
Types of patients regularly seen
The hospital provides care for patients who have been transferred from an acute hospital for:
- Patients requiring rehabilitation
- Recovery following both routine and non-routine surgery
- Palliative care (end of life care)
- Out-patients who require Children or Adult services
- People who have sustained a minor injury
- People who require Minor Day Surgery under local anaesthetic or sedation
- People who require diagnostics such as x-ray, ultra sound or endoscopy.
- DAART service is mainly for Frail and elderly patients to assess them for specific on-going care
- Patients can also be transferred from main (acute) hospitals (such as the Royal Shrewsbury or Princess Royal hospitals) to in-patient ward for rehabilitation prior to returning home.
For patients who have suffered a minor injury, they can simply attend at the Minor Injury Unit or they may be referred to the unit by other health professional.
Local General Practitioners (GPs) may admit patients in to inpatient and outpatient services as they deem appropriate. More details are available by contacting the Enhanced Care Manager opposite.
Patients not seen by this service
The minor injury unit (MIU) is not open 24 hours.
More information about Bridgnorth MIU (including hours of operation) can be found on our Minor Injury Units page.