Whitchurch 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.

Referral Process

How does a GP refer in to this service?

Whitchurch 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.

Community Hospitals and Health Centres

Types of patients regularly seen

Whitchurch Community Hopsital lies at the heart of the local community and provides a range of high-quality services to local people. These include:

  • Community Midwifery
  • Minor Injuries Unit
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Outpatients clinics
  • Phlebotomy (blood tests)
  • Physiotherapy
  • Rehabilitation Ward
  • Speech and language therapy
  • X-ray

The type of patients normally seen by the hospital include those that do not need acute (main) hospital care, but may need rehabilitation care before returning home.

Patients not seen by this service

Whitchurch Hospital does not see patients who need very specialist acute (main) hospital care, or patients that need to go to an accident and emergency unit for a life-threatening or urgent condition.

The hospital does have a Minor Injury Unit, though this is not open 24 hours a day.