Princess of Wales Hospital, Ely

The Princess of Wales Hospital is a former RAF establishment that opened in 1940 and is a much loved community hospital. 

Welney Ward is the hospital's community inpatient ward. 

The Princess of Wales hospital provides a wide range of services including: 

Specialist outpatient services include the following: 
  • Audiology 
  • Dermatology (Consultant led, nurse led and GP with Special Interest led) 
  • Elderly care 
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) 
  • Gastroenterology 
  • General Surgery 
  • Gynaecology 
  • Urogynaecology 
  • Orthopaedics 
  • Ophthalmology 
  • Orthotics 
  • Paediatrics  
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Rheumatology 

Open Monday to Sunday, 8.30am to 6pm. 
Closed Bank holidays, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

Diagnostic services such as plain film x-ray examinations and non-obstetric ultrasound examinations are also provided. X-Ray facilities Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.45pm.

The Friends of the Princess of Wales Hospital regularly purchase much-need equipment for departments through its many fundraising activities.


Princess of Wales Hospital
Lynn Road
CB6 1DN 


Tel: 01353 652000



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The staff are wonderful; the receptionists were polite and efficient, the nurses I have seen, were incredible.