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A5 Avonbourne ward

A5 Avonbourne is an acute medical ward specialising in general medical and elderly care.

Each bed has access to a phone and television, while the ward has a lounge area, including window seats offering views across Poole Park and to the Purbecks beyond.


Matron: Geoffrey Walker

Charge Nurse: Grant Willats


Ward information

Mobile phones may be used away from patient areas.

Flowers are not permitted on the ward.

Visiting hours on A5 Avonbourne ward are between 14:30 – 16:30 and 18:00 – 20:00.  It is the nurses discretion when deciding how many visitors a patient may have.

We encourage families to nominate one person as the point of contact with the ward, to reduce the volume of calls we receive. We also ask that you avoid phoning the ward between 07.00 -11.00 am.

Contact this ward

Tel: 01202 442418

Visiting information

Visiting times:



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

How to find us

Avonbourne is located in A block, on the fifth floor.

Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 2JB. Tel: 01202 665511

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