Clitheroe Community Hospital


The new state-of-the-art £7.8 million building gives the residents of Clitheroe and surrounding areas a hospital fit for the 21st Century.

The new building has a 32-bedded inpatient ward on the first floor and outpatient clinics and other services on the ground floor, including:

  • a restaurant for visitors.
  • Water fountain
  • vending machines for drinks and snacks

Who is our service for?

The In-patient service is available for people who meet the criteria for admission. The Out-patient facility will see any age of patients requested by the consultants.

Our Services

Outpatients Department

The Outpatients Department includes Consultant services within Orthopaedics, Urology, Vascular, Medicine, Ophthalmology, fields test clinics and Paediatric services. Other specialities include Podiatry, Leg Ulcer care and management, Retinal screening, Cardiac rehabilitation, Continence, Audiology, Heart failure and Diabetic nursing service including Diabetic Dietician, Elderly Medicine and Memory Clinics.

Outpatient services will operate Monday to Friday from 8:30am - 6pm.

The Children's playroom is available on request.


The new Ribblesdale Ward has 16 individual bedrooms and there are an additional 4x4 bedded bays which are designed to be converted into single bedrooms if required. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and a view over the local scenery. Ribblesdale Ward is designed with dementia friendly principles and has disabled access throughout. The ward is designed to give a homely feeling for all who stay and facilities include a dining area, a large day room and an outdoor patio.


Three physiotherapy teams will be based at the new hospital – inpatient, outpatient and domiciliary physiotherapy. Physiotherapists will provide individual and group therapy including manual therapy, electrotherapy and educational sessions benefiting from access to diagnostic services and other multidisciplinary teams based in the building.

The current Outpatient Physiotherapy Service based at Clitheroe Physiotherapy Centre, New Market Street, Clitheroe, will relocate into the new hospital.


A modern, digitally-enhanced x-ray facility will continue to provide imaging facilities for patients. A new ultrasound unit has also recently opened.


Visiting times for the Ribblesdale Ward are from 2pm - 8pm (tea-time is 4.40pm to 5.45pm)

However, different visiting times can sometimes be accommodated prior to arrangements with nursing staff.

Contact Us

Main switchboard (24 hours)  01254 263555
Clitheroe Hospital (main number 8.30am - 4.30pm)  01200 449000
Outpatients  01200 449004
Ribblesdale Ward  01200 449010
Dentistry Reception  01254 283860
Physiotherapy  01200 449029
Community Integrated Therapy Team  01200 449037
For the GP out-of-hours service and other healthcare advice call  111

How to find us

Clitheroe Community Hospital

Chatburn Road



By Road


Car Parking

All visitors, patients and staff will be required to pay when using a designated car parking space at the hospital. Date to be advised. 


0-3 hours = £1.90p

3-8 hours = £2.80p

8-24 hours = £3.50p



By Bus

For the latest bus timetable please click here.