Accident & Emergency

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Accident & Emergency

Service details

The Emergency Department is at the rear of the hospital and is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Emergency Department is there to treat urgent and life threatening injuries and illnesses only. Patients are assessed on arrival. Very serious conditions, requiring immediate urgent treatment, will be given priority.

Main telephone


The page was last updated on 27 September 2019

Service summary

Great Western Hospital Department for Accidents and Emergencies (A&E).

Further information

You should come straight to the Emergency Department if you are suffering from a serious condition that requires immediate attention or stitches, have a recent injury that remains painful despite pain relief and first aid, are suffering from severe breathing difficulties or severe pain in the body or have significant blood loss.

Main address

Marlborough Road