Heavitree Hospital


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Heavitree Hospital is closely linked to Wonford Hospital and houses a number of our acute services. 

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Services at Heavitree include the following (many are provided as outpatient clinics): 

  • Audiology
  • Breast Care
  • Beacon Team Midwives
  • Cancer care
  • Day Case Surgery 
  • Dermatology
  • Dietetics
  • Fertility Clinic
  • Genetics
  • Haemodialysis
  • Occupational Health
  • Orthodontics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Orthoptics
  • Pain management
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry

There are no in-patient services at Heavitree.

Other partner services located here include the Devon Primary Care Trust Dental Access Centre, Chiropody and Podiatry Service, the National Artificial Eye Service, and the Devon Air Ambulance shop.

Opening times

We are open Monday to Friday, from 8am to 6pm. 

Getting here

Heavitree Hospital is located in Gladstone Road, Exeter, EX1 2ED (just behind the large Waitrose on Heavitree Road). 

Click here for a map of Heavitree Hospital site

We encourage visitors to use public transport and other sustainable means of travel whenever possible. 

Public transport 

The hospital is easily accessible using public transport. 

  • We are well served by local bus routes and a number of services stop near to the hospital.
  • Exeter City Central Train Station is around 1 mile away.
  • St David's Train Station is around 1.5 miles away. 

For help planning your journey and the latest timetables please visit the websites below:

Walking

The hospital is just under 1 mile from Exeter City Centre and takes approximately 15 minutes on foot. 

Bikes 

Bike paths run throughout Exeter and the hospital site is easily accessible by bike. Bike parking is available.

Park and Ride 

The Green Park and Ride service which runs from Matford to Sowton serves RD&E Heavitree, with stops adjacent to Waitrose and St Lukes College.

Please visit the Stagecoach website for further information and the timetable.

Car parking

Car parking onsite is limited, with a small paid car park.

Under section 7 of the Health and Medicines Act 1988 Hospitals were permitted and encouraged to introduce Income Generation schemes, to fund their services.

The current charges for the RD&E on site parking at Heavitree are as follows:

  • 20 Minutes free parking
  • £2.50 for up to two hours
  • £4.50 for up to four hours
  • £8.50 for all eight hours
  • £26.00 for a weekly ticket

The RD&E Trust has provided free parking for patients attending the Wonford and Heavitree sites for regular treatment, for a number of years. The main, although not exclusive, areas that we currently provide free parking for are:

  • Cancer Services
  • Haematology
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Paediatric Oncology
  • Special Care Baby Unit
  • Diabetes
  • Disabled badge holders

In addition, free parking is given to parents who are resident at the hospital as a result of their children being inpatients or who have individual requirements warranting special consideration.

Facilities

Fine fillings

An a la carte sandwich bar serving a wide range of freshly made sandwiches and baguettes (made to order), baked jacket potatoes, pasties, cakes and a selection of hot & cold beverages.

Currently open to patients, visitors and staff - eat in or take away. 

Outside space

There are attractive gardens with seating that you are welcome to use.

Pay phones

A pay phone is available at the Hospital Main Entrance.

Contact details

For general enquiries, please call our main hospital switchboard on 01392 411611, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For further contacts please visit our Get in touch website pages. 

Please see our Clinical Services pages for direct contact details for our services. 

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