Community Hospitals

CORONAVIRUS - VISITING IS CURRENTLY CURTAILED - FOR INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT THE WEBSITE LINKS HERE:

For Aldeburgh, Felixstowe and Bluebird Lodge click here. Only one visitor per patient bed, no children under 12, do not visit with a high temperature, new dry cough or sore throat.

For Newmarket and Glastonbury Court click here. Only one visitor per one adult inpatient each day. No one under 16 should be on site unless they are receiving treatment. If you have a temperature or a new, persistent cough please do not visit our sites but self-isolate following national guidance. Discretion will be applied on compassionate grounds.

The Minor Injuries Unit based at Felixstowe Community Hospital is provided by the Suffolk GP Federation. Anyone wishing to attend must first call NHS 111 for an appointment - there are measures in place to follow national guidance and protect people visiting the unit, and its staff.

THIS IS GENERAL INFORMATION - PLEASE SEE ABOVE FOR CURRENT ARRANGEMENTS

We currently provide 80 beds in four community hospitals across Suffolk, which are in Felixstowe, Newmarket, Aldeburgh and at Bluebird Lodge in Ipswich. These beds are used for rehabilitation, management of long term conditions and end-of-life care.

Patients in our community hospitals are regularly reassessed and will receive inpatient care until they are clinically fit for discharge back home or to a nursing or residential home.

Please visit the Minor Injuries Unit page to see details of services provided. Visiting hours to the wards at Aldeburgh, Felixstowe and Bluebird Lodge community hospitals are from 2pm to 8pm.

A drop-in phlebotomy service operates at Newmarket Community Hospital from 8am to 4pm Mondays to Thursdays and 9am to 1pm on Fridays.

The documents below include leaflets and other information about the services provided.

You will find information about the staffing levels in our inpatient units on the websites of the provider organisations.

If you are visiting our hospitals, you will find vending machines on site for a selection of refreshments. 

At Newmarket Hospital there is also the White Lodge Cafe, which is open from 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday. It offers hot and cold drinks, light meals and snacks, cakes and sandwiches.

Food hygiene rating: all our community hospitals all have five-star ratings.


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