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Facilities at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital

There are a range of facilities available for you to use

Boots pharmacy

Boots pharmacy is available at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital for inpatients and outpatients with a hospital prescription. It also sells a range of over the counter medicine. Unfortunately it is unable to deal with prescriptions from the general public. Click here for further information and opening times

Restaurants and Cafes

There are a variety of restaurants and coffee shops that you can visit while you are at hospital, offering a selection of hot and cold food and beverages.

RVS Coffee Shop

Located in the Eye Unit, the coffee shop is run by Royal Voluntary Services and serves a wide range of eat in or take away snacks and drinks. NOTE: currently closed due to Covid-19.

Main Restaurant

The Main Restaurant is located within the East Wing opposite the hospital’s lake. The restaurant serves a wide range of hot meals and drinks throughout the day.

The Restaurant is open daily from:

Breakfast: 7.30am – 11.00am

Lunch: 11:30am – 2.00pm

Evenings: 6.00pm – 7.30pm

Outpatients Tea Bar

Located in the Outpatients Department on the Ground Floor along the West Wing. The Tea Bar serves a selection of light snacks and drinks.

The Tea Bar is open from:

Monday to Friday: 09.00am – 5.00pm

Eye Unit Cafe

Located within the Eye Unit on the Ground Floor along the West Wing. The Cafe serves a selection of light snacks and drinks.

The Cafe is open from:

Monday to Thursday: 09:30am – 4.00pm

Friday: 09:30am – 2.30pm

Chapel

There are chapels available for use on our sites and all faiths are welcome. For more information about the facilities and the hospital chaplains click here.

Newsagent

A WHSmith is located in the main entrance of the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. It sells a range of magazines, books, snacks, and toiletries and also has a free cash machine.

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

If you have any queries or concerns about hospital services, or for confidential advice, please click here for further information.

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