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Paignton Hospital 

Image of Paignton HospitalPaignton Hospital
Church Street

Telephone Numbers:

Minor Injuries Unit 01803 547171
General Hospital Enquiries 01803 547171

Minor Injuries Unit (MIU):

Department open between 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday

Baydoc in Service at weekends and Bank Holidays

Further details about the MIU can be found here.

Ward Visiting Times:

Visitors are welcome between:

  • 2:00pm until 5:30pm
  • 6:30pm until 8:00pm (every day)

General Information:

Paignton Hospital provides the following services:

  • 28 bed GP led ward, with capacity to increase to 34
  • Outpatient Department
  • X-Ray Department (Please note: Limited x-ray facilities are available at this site. It is advisable to check with the hospital’s minor injuries unit first regarding availability).
  • Physiotherapy Department

The GP led ward offers a full multi- disciplinary rehabilitation and Palliative Care service.

Families and friends are advised to liaise with the ward nursing staff before bringing flowers onto the ward

Ward Physiotherapy:

Coverdale ward has a team of 2 Physiotherapists and a Physiotherapy assistant delivering Physiotherapy assessment, treatment and advice to patients, carers and the ward multi disciplinary team.

Their aim is to enable patients to regain, maintain or improve their functional independence or learn to adapt to sudden or progressive disability. They will also refer on to the appropriate service as necessary on discharge from the hospital or arrange specialist Physiotherapy assessment, where appropriate.