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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.

Ongoing Construction Works

As part of our commitment to enhance our facilities and provide the best possible care to our patients, we are undergoing a remodel of eight patient bedrooms, as well as the main reception area for an estimated 12 weeks.

We want to assure you that every effort will be made to minimise any impact on your hospital experience and care. Your health, well-being, and safety remain our first priority, and all treatments and appointments will proceed as scheduled. 

We thank you for your patience and understanding. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask a member of staff during your visit.


The Harbour Hospital, part of Circle Health Group, offers private treatments and services for patients in Poole, Bournemouth, Dorset and the wider area.

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

Please note our services are open to patients over the age of 18 only.

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 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.

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

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.

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

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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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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