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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.

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About us

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 30 beds with all rooms offering the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, broadband and TV.

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, as well as a dedicated MRI, CT, X-ray and Ultrasound imaging centre and 24 hour inpatient doctor cover. Please note our services are open to patients over the 18 only.

We also have a resident medical officer (RMO) who is available 24 hours a day to ensure that patients are safe and cared for at all times. Should your care needs change following surgery or treatment, we may need to transfer you to another hospital. This will either be to an NHS or another Circle hospital. Transfers of care only take place when absolutely necessary.

Prices

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

Patient satisfaction

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 99.1% of patients said their overall experience of our service was good, or very good
  • 98.4% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 98.8% of patients said their overall experience of the nursing care was very good, or excellent

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 2022, The Harbour Hospital received 1,329 completed Inpatient/ Day Case patient surveys.

Awards

 

At The Harbour Hospital we are continuously aiming to improve and achieve awards to benefit the service we offer our patients. Below are some of the awards our team have achieved.

Association of Perioperative Practice (AfPP) accreditation 2023 -. AfPP are a registered charity that promote enhanced standards and skills within operating departments.

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National Joint registry (NJR) gold award for capturing 99% of data outcomes for joint replacement surgery

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Joint Advisory Group (JAG) Accredited Endoscopy. This accreditation is awarded for high quality Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Service

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    Your private healthcare journey

    Every stage of your care with us, from diagnosis to recovery, is focused on you. We want to give you the best possible experience, with fast access to treatments and no waiting lists

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    Choose your consultant Find the right one for you

    We work with leading consultants offering NHS and private treatments across a wide range of medical services

Where are we? Easy to find and easy to get to Get directions on Google Maps

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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.

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

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

Frequently asked questions and other useful information

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to find the information you need, so we've gathered a list of frequently asked questions about our hospitals and services

  • We offer flexible payment options via Chrysalis Finance, making private healthcare more affordable than you'd think. You can find more details here.

  • You will need to call the hospital you have booked your appointment with. To do this, you can find the phone number to your hospital on your appointment letter. 

  • Please call the hospital where the patient is admitted, press zero for switchboard, and they will transfer your call to the patient’s room, or put you in touch with a nurse or a ward.
  • Yes, our hospitals have free WiFi access for our patients and visitors. 
  • Once your appointment is booked, you can request to receive a confirmation email or letter with all the necessary information. To find the confirmation email, please search your email inbox for any message from [email protected].

    You will also receive a text reminder 48 hours prior to your appointment with all the details you need. Please note that this will not be sent if the appointment is booked within 48 hours of the appointment date.

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Our reviews. What our patients say More reviews

  • Rating: 5 stars

    I can’t praise the hospital high enough. Highly recommended. Professional and respectful staff and excellent facilities. Many thanks indeed. I feel better already!

    Heather - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    Excellent service. All the staff were friendly and efficient. I was dealt with promptly and felt completely comfortable.

    Maddy - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    I had total satisfaction with my stay at Harbour Hospital, I can't think of anything to improve your well-oiled machine, thank you so much.

    Michael - Google review
  • Rating: 5 stars

    You are a lovely caring hospital. This is my second visit and have always been very happy. I shall always come to you in future.

    Suzanna - Google review

More about The Harbour Hospital

    • An Overview of the facilities at our hospital 

      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 30 beds with all rooms offering the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, broadband and TV.

      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 with 24 hour inpatient doctor cover. 

    • 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:

      • Hip Replacement
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Arthroscopy

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