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The Harbour Hospital

The Harbour Hospital offers private treatments and services for those who live in Poole, Bournemouth, Dorset and the surrounding areas.

Latest advice for patients attending appointments 

Our hospitals remain open and treating patients. We’re working hard to keep our services up and running and have added additional safety measures and checks to help protect our patients and staff. You can continue to book new consultations with us, and please assume existing appointments are going ahead unless you hear from us otherwise.

Find out more about additional safety measures we've implemented and what to expect when visiting hospital.

Some of the main private treatments offered at The Harbour Hospital in Poole include:

BMI Healthcare is proud to have joined forces with Circle Health Group in January 2020. BMI The Harbour Hospital is now The Harbour Hospital and is benefitting from a major £250m national investment programme in facilities, technology and people.

At The Harbour Hospital we have access to modern equipment and private facilities for patients in Poole, Bournemouth, Dorset and the surrounding areas.

The Harbour Hospital has a recently refurbished Oncology Suite with four dedicated oncology treatment bays and 30 beds with all rooms offering the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, broadband, TV and telephone.

In addition, electrically operated beds have easy to reach handsets enabling patients to operate light switches and adjust bed positions at the touch of a button. 

Meals are freshly prepared from our daily à la carte menu and cater for all dietary requirements.

The hospital has 3 theatres, 8 consulting rooms, a comprehensive physiotherapy department, dedicated MRI CT imaging centre and digital mammography with 24 hour inpatient doctor cover.

Department Contact Number
Imaging 01202 244218
Physiotherapy 01202 244219
Outpatients 01202 244220

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 98.6% of patients said they were likely or extremely likely to recommend us to their friends and family
  • 98.1% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 100% of patients said their expectations were met or exceeded

We are proud of our patient care and work hard to make each patient's time with us as pleasant as possible. Our patient satisfaction survey is an important indicator of how well we achieve this and we monitor the results very closely.

*During the period of January to December 2020, The Harbour Hospital received 708 long form patient questionnaires.

Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at The Harbour Hospital will reflect the medicines included within the Local Health Economy formulary. For details of the formulary content please click here which directly connects to the document. We sincerely thank the Pharmacy team for their permission to use this reference.

To find out more about NHS Choose & Book programme please speak to your GP or contact the NHS Telephone Appointments Line on 0345 608 8888 with your Unique Booking Reference Number (UBRN), which is given to you by your GP.

NHS Choose & Book Clinics:

  • Adult Carpal Tunnel Clinic
  • Adult Cataract Services
  • Adult Colorectal Clinic
  • Adult Forefoot Clinic
  • Adult Hip Replacement Clinic
  • Adult Knee Arthroscopy Clinic
  • Adult Knee Replacement Clinic
  • Adult Shoulder Clinic

Discover our fixed price packages which include an initial consultation, treatment and aftercare.

Hospital services

At The Harbour Hospital, we are able to provide a wide range of private services covering many specialties for patients in Poole, Bournemouth, Dorset and the surrounding areas.

Please see information about some of our dedicated clinics on the following links:

Specialists at The Harbour Hospital

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Dr Andrew Jordan

Consultant Cardiologist

MRCP (UK), BMBCh MA (Oxon)

The Harbour Hospital

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Mr Paul Pavlou

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS BSc(hons) FRCS(Tr&Orth)

The Harbour Hospital

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Mr Simon Garrett

Consultant Orthopaedic Hip And Knee Surgeon

BM, MRCS, FRCS(Trauma & Orthopaedics)

The Winterbourne Hospital 1 more The Harbour Hospital

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Mr Robert Moverley

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MPharm MBChB MSc(Eng) FRCS(2017)

The Harbour Hospital

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Mr Michael Kent

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS BSc MSc (Trauma Surg) FRCS (Tr&Orth)

The Harbour Hospital

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How to get to us and find the hospital

The hospital is situated in the centre of Poole, approximately 5 miles from Bournemouth off the A348, and provides private treatments and services for patients in Poole, Bournemouth, Dorset and the surrounding areas.

The hospital is 5 minutes walk from the Town Centre with regular Taxi and Bus services.

The nearest Rail Link is Poole Station on the London (Waterloo) to Weymouth line.

Follow the signs from the Town Centre for Poole NHS Trust Hospital - The Harbour Hospital is just opposite in St Marys Road, next to Poole Hospital's Maternity Unit.

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