Tiverton and District Hospital


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Tiverton and District Hospital is one of the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust’s largest community hospitals. It offers a range of services, including in-patient and out-patient care, a Maternity Unit and an Urgent Care Centre, to provide care locally.

More about us

Tiverton Hospital delivers a full range of services, including two in-patient wards and out-patient clinics. It specialises in maternity services.

Urgent Care Centre

There is an urgent care centre, operated by the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT).

Click here to visit their website and find out more

The centre treats minor illnesses and injuries which do not require an ambulance or a visit to the Emergency Department. Examples include sprains, fractures, cuts, grazes, minor infections.

You do not need an appointment to attend and there is no need to ring before coming.

Day Case Unit

Our surgical day case unit has an operating theatre and endoscopy suite.

Maternity services

We have a midwife led maternity ward.

Other services 

These include an X-ray department and two mental health units.

Senior doctors and other clinical staff from the RD&E run clinics and sessions in our Outpatient Department.

Other healthcare providers also run clinics here.

There is a pharmacy and a League of Friends shop in the hospital.

The hospital is fully wheelchair accessible. 

Opening times

Opening times

Main reception is open Monday to Sunday, 8.30am to 5pm.

Urgent Care Centre 

A drop-in service is open daily from 8am to 8pm, operated by the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT).

Visiting times

Visiting restrictions currently apply due to Coronavirus. 

We are now able to permit one visitor per patient for up to one hour per day, between 4pm - 7pm.

Appointments to visit must be made in advance. Please telephone to make an appointment with the ward staff between 9am - 11am, on the morning of the day you wish to visit, at the latest. 

Remember, you will need to wear a face covering in the hospital, and maintain social distancing rules of 2 metres throughout any visit.

Click here for more details on the latest visitor information. This includes other ways to stay in touch with your loved ones, via our Family Liaison Service. 

Thank you for your understanding.

Getting here

Tiverton and District Hospital is located at Kennedy Way in Tiverton, EX16 6NT.

If possible, we encourage people to use public transport and other sustainable means of travel. 

  • We are easily accessible by local bus routes.
  • Parkway Train Station is seven miles away. 
  • Bike racks are available.

For help planning your journey please see the following websites:

Limited car parking is available.

Facilities

Hot and cold drinks and confectionary are available from a vending machine, near the League of Friends shop.

Contact details

Telephone: 01884 235 400.

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