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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.

Bridgnorth 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?

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.

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.

Contact the Service Manager

  • Enhanced Care Manager
    Rachel Mole
    Tel: 01746 762641
  • Community Hospitals Manager
    Tel: 01743 277500
Next review due: 1 September 2020