When you telephone this number an automated voice message will ask you to say the name of the member of staff, department or ward you need to be put through to. If you are enquiring about a patient, please say 'patient whereabouts'. The extension numbers for wards can be found by clicking here.
These numbers can be rung direct by –
- adding 60 in front of extensions beginning with 4, e.g. extension 4347 will be 01276 604347
- adding 52 in front of extensions beginning with 6 or a 2, e.g. extension 6660 will be 01276 526660 or extension 2552 will be 01276 522552.
- Adding 01252 649 in front of extension beginning with a 3, e.g. extension 3663 will be 01252 649663.
If you know which ward you require, please telephone 01276 604604 and say the ward name when prompted by the automated voice message.
01276 604347 / 01276 604289
Otherwise, to find out where in the hospital an inpatient might be located, please call main reception from 8am to 8pm. Outside of these hours, please call the hospital's main switchboard on 01276 604604.
Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)
We value your feedback about the services we provide and welcome constructive comments and suggestions and also compliments made by patients, relatives and carers. Suggestion boxes can be found in strategic places around the hospital so please feel free to tell us what you think. You can also email your feedback to the email address above. For more information abour our PALS service, click here.
01276 604201 01276 604202 01276 604203
If you are unable to keep your appointment or wish to change it to a more convenient time, it is vital to tell us as soon as possible so that your appointment can be given to another patient. Please call any of the above telephone numbers which are manned from 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours, you will be asked to leave your message on an answerphone.
Forthcoming inpatient stays
01276 526369 01276 604613
For enquiries about a forthcoming inpatient stay, please call the hospital's admissions office on either of the above telephone numbers. These lines are manned Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm.
Happy with your care?
If you would like to express your views publicly about your care here, please take the time to visit the feedback page on the NHS Choices website. Here you will see other comments people have made about the hospital and we can use information posted here to improve our services to you.
Other useful telephone numbers
Press office: 01276 604313 / 01276 526461
Foundation trust office: 01276 526801
Fundraising office: 01276 604626 / 01276 604642