BMI The Winterbourne Hospital

Herringston Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2DR Get directions

01305 263252 01305 263252

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Car Parking

Yes - 40 spaces
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Visiting times

11am-8pm or at discretion of nurses

Due to COVID restrictions no visitors are currently allowed

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Ways to pay

Paying for Yourself and using your Private Medical Insurance

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Our hospitals remain open and treating patients. We’re working hard to keep our services up and running and have added additional safety measures and checks to help protect our patients and staff. You can continue to book new consultations with us, and please assume existing appointments are going ahead unless you hear from us otherwise.

Find out more about additional safety measures we've implemented and what to expect when visiting hospital.

BMI 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 BMI The Winterbourne Hospital in Dorchester include:

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At BMI 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:

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

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

Our private physiotherapy department has four treatment areas, a gym, and we also offer hydrotherapy services (off-site) which can be used for rehabilitation and treating chronic and acute conditions.

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, plus telephone, colour 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.

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 98.4% of patients said they were likely or extremely likely to recommend us to their friends and family
  • 97.6% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 94.3% of patients said their expectations were met or exceeded

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 2020, BMI The Winterbourne Hospital received 1,081 long form patient questionnaires.

Please view our latest Quality Accounts.

Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at BMI 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. BMI Healthcare 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:

  • Adult Cataract Clinic
  • Adult Forefoot Clinic
  • Adult Hand and Wrist Clinic
  • Adult Hernia Repair Clinic
  • Adult Hip Clinic
  • Adult Knee Clinic
  • Adult Shoulder and Elbow Clinic

BMI 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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