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Hospital facilities

There are a range of facilities available at our hospitals for patients, visitors and staff.


The hospital pharmacy is available for in–patients and out-patients with a hospital prescription. We also sell a range of over the counter medicine. Unfortunately we are unable to deal with prescriptions from the general public. Click here for further information and opening times.

Restaurants and Cafes

There are a variety of restaurants and coffee shops that you can visit while you are at hospital offering a selection of hot and cold food and beverages. For further details about what’s on offer, how to find them and their opening times click here.


There is a chapel at both the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital that is open to patients, visitors and staff. All faiths are welcome. For more information about facilities and the hospital chaplains click here.


A WHSmith is located in the main entrance of the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. It sells a range of magazines, books, snacks and toiletries and also has a free cash machine for use by staff, patients and visitors. Click here for further information .


If you have any queries or concerns about hospital services or for confidential advice you can contact the Patient Advice and Liason Service(PALS). Click here for further information .