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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.

Ludlow 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?

Ludlow 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, GPs are asked to 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:

  • Out-patient services for children and adults
  • Palliative care
  • Recovery following an operation
  • Rehabilitation

The hospital provides a range of services to patients, including:

  • Audiology (hearing services)
  • Maternity (outreach from Royal Shrewsbury Hospital)
  • Minor Injuries
  • Monthly Intravenous Bisphosphanates (used to treat osteoporosis and similar bone diseases)
  • Outpatient department (offering adult and child clinics)
  • Podiatry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Renal dialysis
  • Speech and language therapy
  • X-Rays

Patients not seen by this service

Ludlow Hospital does not provide acute hospital care, it also does not provide major accident and emergency care

Ludlow Hospital has a Minor Injury Unit (MIU), however this is not a 24-hour Minor Injuries Unit.

Contact the Service Manager

  • Divisional Manager - Community Hospitals
    Andy Matthews
    William Farr House
    Mytton Oak Road
    Shrewsbury
    SY3 8XL
    Tel: 01743 277500 ext 2661
Next review due: 1 September 2020