Lymington New Forest Hospital is a large modern hospital located in the South West of Hampshire. The hospital has four inpatient wards including a stroke rehabilitation unit and medical admissions unit.
There are a range of diagnostic services available including radiology (CT scans, MRI scans, X-ray) and endoscopy.
A range of community health clinics are also run from the site including physiotheraphy, podiatry and a Parkinson's Service.
A number of other services are provided on the hospital site by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and PHL.
- Deerleap Ward (Stroke Rehabilitation Unit)
- Knightwood Ward
- Longbeech 1 Ward
- Longbeech 2 Ward
- Wilverley Ward (Rehabilitation)
- Medical Assessment Unit
- New Forest West Older Persons Mental Health team (previously the Becton Centre)
0300 303 1740
- Lymington Orthopaedics Choice
0300 003 0806
- Lymington Podiatry
- Parkinsons Service
0300 003 2186
Ward visiting times vary, please call the ward to check the current visiting guidance and to book an appointment. A maximum of two visitors per bed at a time are permitted and you are requested not to visit if you have signs or symptoms of any infection.
Please note, we aim for quiet mealtimes and rest times, staff will be able to advise when these are. Sometimes staff may have to ask you to leave due to clinical reasons, we really appreciate your support with this.
A number of diagnostic services are available:
Phlebotomy (blood tests) are run by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. More information about the service can be found on their website: www.uhs.nhs.uk/OurServices/Pathology/PathologyPatientInformation
Catering and refreshments
- A cafe and vending machines are available at the hospital.
- There is a dedicated part-time Chaplain.
The Lymington urgent treatment centreThe centre looks after patients with an urgent minor injury or an urgent minor illness which is not critical or life threatening. e.g. sprains, broken bones, bites or stings, as well as assessing and treating wounds. To access the service simply walk into the Urgent Treatment Centre at Lymington Hospital between 8am and 9pm, 365 days per year.
League of Friends
The League of Friends of Lymington New Forest Hospital provide extra care and amenities for the patients and staff at the hospital. Speak to representatives at the hospital itself, or visit the website here: www.lymingtonhospitalfriends.org
How to find us
How to get here
Lymington New Forest Hospital
By bus - the Bluestar 6 bus service runs hourly between Southampton and Lymington via the hospital. www.bluestarbus.co.uk
The More 112 bus service (Wilts & Dorset) calls at the hospital three times a day each way on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, running from Hythe/Beaulieu to Lymington.
More bus services X1and X2 from Bournemouth and 119 from New Milton run to Lymington, where passengers need to change to Bluestar 6 or More 112 bus services to get to the hospital.
By train - the nearest train station is at Lymington Town, a distance of 1.7 miles from the hospital.
Car parking is available. The following charges apply:
- Up to 1 hour - £1.00
- 1-2 hours - £2.00
- 2-4 hours - £3.00
- 4-6 hours - £5.00
- 6-20 hours - £8.00
Out of hours
The Lymington urgent treatment centre
The centre looks after patients with an urgent minor injury or an urgent minor illness which is not critical or life threatening. e.g. sprains, broken bones, bites or stings, as well as assessing and treating wounds. To access the service simply walk into the Urgent Treatment Centre at Lymington Hospital between 8am and 9pm, 365 days per year. https://www.phlgroup.co.uk/our-services/primary-care/lymington-urgent-treatment-centre/