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Accrington Victoria Hospital

The Accrington Victoria Hospital is a community hospital providing in-patient services and a Minor Injuries Unit for the local population.

The hospital also has access to dedicated specialist services such as Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Renal services together with a range of out-patient services.

What does the service provide for inpatients?

Inpatient Ward - Ward 2, Accrington Victoria Community Hospital

Ward 2 is an 18 bedded adult, female ward with medical cover. A small number of GP practices admit directly to the ward from community settings, however the vast majority of patients are transferred from other hospitals. 

Ward 2 admissions must require 24-hour nursing care and fall into the following groups:

  • Palliative care patients for symptom control, or following the integrated care pathway for the last days of living, including preferred place of care
  • Post-operative patients from acute hospitals following orthopaedic, gynaecological or general surgical procedures in the sub-acute phase
  • Patients who need further medical oversight in a hospital setting
  • Patients who require blood pressure monitoring and medication observation
  • Patients who need management of a condition
  • Patients with a nursing need which cannot be met in the community
  • Patients who have fallen and a reason needs to be identified to prevent further falls
  • Facilities for patients who require observation and investigation
  • Patients who require investigations (blood monitoring, x-rays, observations) to diagnose condition and avoid acute hospital admission.


Visiting times for Ward 2 are from 2pm - 8pm.


Accrington Victoria Community Hospital

Hayward Road




Contact details

Telephone: 01254 359139

What does the service provide for outpatients?

Services based within Accrington Victoria Hospital


Telephone No.

General Office

01254 359002

Outpatient Department

01254 359032


01254 359208

Physiotherapy Department

01254 359061

Occupational Therapy

01254 358008

Orthotic Department

01254 359003

Minor Injuries Department

01254 359036

Paediatrics Audiology

01254 358000

Continence Service

01254 359129

Heart Failure Service

01254 358094


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