Emergency Department - Dorset County Hospital

The Emergency Department offers 24 hour, 7 days a week care to all. Patients can bring themselves to the unit or be brought in by ambulance/helicopter. Once in the unit staff will endeavour that patients be treated within a four hour time frame.


Venue address
Dorset County Hospital
Williams Avenue
West Dorset

Service Details

Additional Information
The Emergency Department at Dorset County Hospital covers Dorchester and the west of Dorset. Patients who are able to bring themselves to the department will be asked some details about themselves and their medical condition/injury at reception. They will then be referred to the correct area within the department, triaged and treated as necessary. Those who arrive by ambulance/helicopter with more serious conditions will be assessed on the way to the unit and taken directly to the appropriate area.
Age Range Details
All ages.


Wheelchair accessible
Wheelchair accessible.
Parking availability information
Disabled parking, pay and display on site carpark and parking nearby on road.
Toilet facility information
Accessible toilets.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer

Support for children and young people with SEN and disabilities
Contact 01305 254700 for more information and guidance on the support we can provide.

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Address: Dorset County Hospital  Williams Avenue  Dorchester  Dorset

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