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Emergency Department

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The Royal Bournemouth Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) is open 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. We provide a consultant-led service to residents and visitors of Bournemouth and surrounding areas, which is approximately 70,000 patients each year. At this hospital patients will find rapid access to highly-advanced investigative and diagnostic equipment, Resus services and 24-hour emergency theatres.