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Outpatient clinics

South Bristol NHS Community Hospital has 40 clinics seeing around 600 patients a week. More than 100 investigations are undertaken daily and staff are able to send images directly to the Bristol Royal Infirmary for specialist advice. Highly specialised investigations and whilst tests continue to be carried out across the eight hospital sites of the Bristol Royal Infirmary, many people referred to the community hospital, are able to be tested and get their results locally.

Patients are able to have appointments with GPs, GPs with a special interest in certain conditions, nurses and therapists and hospital consultants. Staff with specialist skills and are trained to see people with a variety of health problems which frees up highly specialised consultants for the most complicated cases, whilst helping to ensure that waiting times continue to reduce.

The clinics available at South Bristol NHS Community Hospital include those in a number of specialities, for example:

  • general surgery and urology - general operations and specialist treatment of urinary and male reproductive organs
  • orthopaedics - disease and injury of the bones
  • cardiology - diseases of the heart
  • gynaecology - treatment and care of female reproductive health
  • general medicine and care of the elderly
  • ophthalmology - assessment for cataract surgery and minor eye operations e.g. eye-lid surgery and Lucentis clinics
  • sexual health clinics including contraceptive care
  • RACOP - GP referrals for our Rapid Assessment Clinic for Older People
  • NBT Urology services

Telephone number: 0117 342 9712