Bridgwater Community Hospital
Bridgwater Community Hospital
General enquiries 01278 436 555
(this phone is staffed from 08:00 to 21:00 seven days a week)
Bridgwater Community Hospital has 30 inpatient beds. There is a doctor on the ward Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm for Inpatient care. Nurses’, therapists and a range of other professionals support patients during their hospital stay and deliver personalised care in line with an agreed care plan.
The hospital has a nurse led Minor Injuries Unit. For more information about opening times please visit our Minor Injuries Unit webpage.
The hospital has one ward, Waverley Ward. The Trust complies with the Government’s requirement to eliminate mixed-sex accommodation. While it is possible that there may be both male and female patients on the ward, they will not share the same sleeping area. For more information about same sex accommodation in our hospitals please visit our webpage.
You can find more useful information for patients and visitors by downloading our booklet, Welcome to Bridgwater Hospital.
FROM TAUNTON (M5) - Leaving the motorway at junction 23 turn left. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit to Glastonbury. Up over Puriton Hill and at set of traffic lights turn right on A39 towards Bridgwater. At 1st roundabout turn left and then left again an mini roundabout into the hospital
FROM STREET (A39) – Continue into Bridgwater – set of traffic lights bear left towards Bridgwater. At 1st roundabout turn left and then left again an mini roundabout into the hospital
FROM HIGHBRIDGE (A38) - Continue into Bridgwater at the first roundabout turn left towards Kingsdown, drive through the housing estate turn left at the set of traffic lights. At next roundabout turn right and then left again an mini roundabout into the hospital
FROM MINEHEAD (A39) - Entering Bridgwater from Williton/Minehead at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the Northern Distributor Road. Continue along this road through the 1st and 2nd set of traffic lights; turn left at the 3rd set of traffic lights. Continue until T junction, turn left onto the A38 at the 1st roundabout take the 2nd exit and the 2nd exit at the next roundabout towards Kingsdown, and drive through the housing estate turn left at the set of traffic lights. At next roundabout turn right and then left again at mini roundabout into the hospital
FROM WESTONZOYLAND (A372) - Drive towards Bridgwater along the Westonzoyland Road turn right into Bower Lane, continue along Bower Lane and take 3rd exit on mini roundabout into the hospital.
BRIDGWATER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL LEAGUE OF FRIENDS
A charitable organisation, the League of Friends has continuously provided equipment and financial support to hospitals in Bridgwater since 1955.
Staffed entirely by volunteers you can find out more about the activities of the League of Friends by visiting its website at www.bridgwaterhospitalleagueoffriends.org.
You can also contact the League by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting the Chairperson, Mary Porter by telephone 01278 450827, or by writing to her care of Bridgwater Community Hospital, Bower Lane, Bridgwater, TA6 4GU.