The switchboard is a 24 hour service, handling all calls to the main hospital numbers: 01254 263555 or 01282 425071

The Switchboard Team also host a large volume of calls for the internal medical departments/services.

Our Services

Direct Dial
Members of the public can dial directly onto the ward or the department.  These telephone numbers will be listed on appointment letters / hospital information leaflets or if you contact the switchboard these numbers will be offered to you.

Bedside Entertainment
80 per cent of our wards have Hospedia bedside entertainment which you can watch TV, listen to the radio and coming shortly you can connect to the internet.

Info Point Telephones
Situated around the hospital you will find information phones which will connect you to the hospital reception, giving up smoking help line, taxis and also train and bus timetables