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The Winterbourne Hospital

The Winterbourne Hospital offers private treatments and services for those who live in Dorchester, Weymouth, Bridport and the surrounding areas.

Some of the main private treatments offered at the The Winterbourne Hospital in Dorchester 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 Winterbourne Hospital is now The Winterbourne Hospital and is benefitting from a major £250m national investment programme in facilities, technology and people.

At The Winterbourne Hospital we have access to modern equipment and private facilities for patients in Dorchester, Weymouth, Bridport and the surrounding areas.

The Winterbourne Hospital has 31 rooms, all offering the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, and TV. The hospital has three theatres.

Our private physiotherapy department has four treatment areas, and a gym. 

These facilities combined with the latest in technology and on-site support services, enable our consultants to undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to complex surgery.

This specialist expertise is supported by caring and professional medical staff, with dedicated nursing teams and Resident Medical Officers on duty 24 hours a day, providing care within a friendly and comfortable environment.

All the patient rooms are equipped to a high standard providing a relaxed and comfortable environment conducive to rapid recovery and convalescence. Each has full en suite facilities, television and all the usual amenities associated with private healthcare.

We have compiled a selection of menus designed to meet your needs throughout your stay. We believe that good, nutritious food aids a speedy recovery so you can expect delicious meals carefully prepared by our catering team.

Department Contact Number
Imaging 01305 756607
Physiotherapy 01305 756604
Outpatients 01305 756675

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 99.1% of patients said their overall experience of our service was good, or very good
  • 99.2% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 99.3% 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 Winterbourne Hospital received 1,307 completed Inpatient/ Day Case patient surveys.

Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at The Winterbourne 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. Circle Health Group sincerely thanks 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 Forefoot Clinic
Adult Hand and Wrist Clinic
Adult Hernia Repair Clinic
Adult Hip Clinic
Adult Knee Clinic
Adult Shoulder and Elbow Clinic

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

Hospital services

At The Winterbourne Hospital, we are able to provide a wide range of private services covering many specialties for patients in Dorchester, Weymouth, Bridport and the surrounding areas.
Please see information about some of our dedicated clinics on the following links:

Specialists at The Winterbourne Hospital

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Where are we?

The Winterbourne Hospital is situated one mile south of Dorchester town centre, and we are able to provide a wide range of private healthcare services covering many specialties if you are based in Dorchester, Weymouth, Bridport and the surrounding areas.

The nearest rail link is Dorchester South station on the London (Waterloo) to Weymouth line. There is also a rail link between Bristol and Dorchester West station.

By road

From the East on the A35 join the Dorchester bypass signposted Weymouth, at Dorchester Football Club roundabout turn right signposted Dorchester. Proceed to traffic lights and turn right, then first right into Herringston Road, the hospital is on the right-hand side.

From the West
Join Dorchester bypass signposted Weymouth and Bournemouth. Turn left at the Dorchester Football roundabout, then proceed as above.

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