The main Poole Hospital site is situated on Longfleet Road
(B3068), around half a mile mile from Poole town centre. The
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 2JB
St Mary's Maternity Hospital is located a few minutes walk from
the main hospital on St Mary's Road, and Forest Holme is located on
The hospital is easily reached by public transport and
roads. Click on the links on the right for information on
how to get us by bus, train or road.
Transport to and from the hospital should be arranged with
family or friends if required. An ambulance is only available for
Choose whether you are travelling to or from the hospital. Enter
your postcode, select the date on which you will be travelling and
choose the time at which you wish to depart or arrive. Then click
'go'. A new browser window will open and your journey options will
be shown. Depending on your connection (and other factors) it may
take a minute or two to calculate. This service is provided by
If you do not have a family member or friends that can drive you
home, we are able to help you order a taxi but do not cover the
costs. This means having enough money with you to pay for the taxi.
It is useful to have somebody on ‘standby’ to collect you, as
transport can be a big factor in delaying going home.
If you receive income support, working tax credit and/or child
tax credit or income-based job seeker's allowance, you may be able
to reclaim your travel costs. You will need to show your benefit
book and any tickets at the travel claims office. Please ask for
directions at the reception desk (entrance 10). Find where on the
Poole Hospital site plan.