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Staff accommodation

Poole Hospital has a range of residential accommodation options suitable for individuals and families, which staff members are eligible to apply for. These include:

Parkstone House

Situated at the back of Poole Hospital, across the road from Poole Park, Parkstone House and grounds provide non-smoking accommodation.

Parkstone House has 214 en-suite rooms, many of which overlook the park, boating lake and bay. Poole town centre, with bus and main-line train stations, is a short walk from the accommodation.

The purpose-built building is maintained to a high standard by Spectrum Housing Association, a company which manages the building on behalf of Poole Hospital.

The self-contained rooms are designed to be as comfortable as possible. They include:

  • Fully fitted carpet
  • Single bed
  • En-suite shower room
  • Microwave oven
  • Fridge
  • Ample cupboard space
  • Desk and chair
  • Telephone and television socket point
  • Personal internet access (£11 per month additional charge)

There is also a kitchen on each floor, as well as a laundry room and lounge on the ground floor.

For residents’ peace of mind, Parkstone House has:

  • Closed circuit TV cameras placed outside and inside
  • Security code door entry
  • There is a two-way intercom to each wing
  • Each room has a lockable front door

Costs

The cost of a single room is £405.11 per month which includes all utility costs and council tax.

Short-term accommodation

If you are visiting the trust on a short-term basis (less than two weeks) and need to arrange somewhere to stay, rooms are available at Parkstone House for £25 a night.

If we are unable to assist with your short-term accommodation requirements, we suggest you contact Poole Tourism which has a list of bed and breakfast and hotel accommodation in the area. Their website is www.pooletourism.com

Family accommodation

The trust has a small amount of family accommodation available.

Other longer term accommodation in Poole

Spectrum Housing Group is the trust’s partner for the provision of staff accommodation and will be the first port of call for those seeking accommodation. 

However, some may wish to find private rented accommodation and a there is a notice board near the human resources department reception in the postgraduate centre where a small number of properties are advertised by private owners/landlords.

Please note, the trust does not endorse these properties and the notice board is maintained as a facility for staff.  Due care should be exercised by individuals in all dealings with advertisers.

Find out more

For more information about accommodation email Karen Martin at karen.martin@poole.nhs.uk or call on 01202 442992.

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

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