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University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Welcome to E3, we are an adult orthopaedic trauma ward who predominately care for adult patients with a fractured neck of femur as part of a dedicated trauma pathway

Visiting times

Please see Trust Visitors Charter here

We have set visiting times to allow us to provide care and for our patients to rest.

Please do not visit if you have had any diarrhoea or sickness in the last 72 hours or have cough/cold symptoms.


12.30 - 1.30pm and 5.30 - 6.30pm

We operate a protected mealtime system. This means visiting is not allowed during this time. However, you may visit if your relative needs assistance at mealtimes.

Personal belongings

We advise personal belongings of high value or large sums of money are not brought into the ward.

How tow to find us

E3 is situated on level 3 in the PINK ZONE. You can View our hospital maps here

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