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Princess of Wales Hospital, Ely

Please note that from 23 March 2020, the switchboard for Princess of Wales Hospital will no longer be available. Please check your appointment letter and dial the correct departmental number or use the direct telephone numbers for Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust services below.

To contact the Minor Injuries Unit, please telephone 01353 656675. 

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

Services provided on the site by Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust are:

Services provided on the site by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust (CPFT) are: 

  • Welney Ward - the hospital's community inpatient ward - telephone 01353 772509
  • Adult speech and language therapy - telephone 0330 726 0077
  • Community Access Team 
  • Inpatient rehabilitation - telephone 01353 772509
  • Minor Treatment Centre - telephone 01353 656675
  • Occupational therapy - telephone 0330 726 0077
  • Specialist neuro-rehabilitation service - telephone 0330 726 0077 [Option 3]
  • Supported Orthopeadic Discharge Team 

Specialist outpatient services provided on the site by North West Anglia Foundation Trust are: 

  • 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 
  • Outpatients
  • Paediatrics  
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Rheumatology 

Please telephone 01353 652015 for the Outpatients Department.

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

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