Edward Hain Community
Edward Hain Community Hospital is currently closed to inpatients as a result of fire safety concerns. Outpatient clinics will continue to operate as normal. A minor injury unit is available at the Stennack Surgery. Free car parking is available at this hospital.
Edward Hain is a small hospital with a single ward. Visitors are welcome 2.30pm to 5pm and 6pm to 8pm with protected mealtimes between 12 noon and 1pm and 5pm and 6pm.
The hospital hosts a number of outpatient clinics each week. The details of your appointment and any special instructions will be included in your appointment letter. If you are unsure about anything, please don’t hesitate to give us a call.
Edward Hain Evacuation Film
A video showing the fire evacuation procedure at Edward Hain hospital in St Ives was shown to a meeting of local stakeholders. The Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust met with local people, including councillors, MP Derek Thomas and the hospital’s League of Friends to show them the film as part of an update about the hospital’s closure to in-patients since February and the plans for its future. The evacuation procedure in the past has included the use of a drag mat for bed-bound patients because it is impossible to get the beds through the ward doorways. The CPFT, who took over the provision of community services in April, say this method is unacceptable and unsafe for patients and staff.
The building is owned by NHS Property Services, who also attended the meeting. They have worked with CPFT to resolve the problems and have identified £900,000 of remedial works that will be needed to re-configure the building and install a sprinkler system.
The nearest minor injury unit is located at Stennack Surgery, The Old Stennack School, St. Ives, TR26 1RU. Tel: 01736 793333
The service is open from 8am – 8pm Monday to Friday including bank holidays (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).
No appointment is needed to access the minor injury unit for the treatment of a number of minor conditions. If you are unsure whether your injury can be treated here, NHS 111 is available to provide further advice.
A number of outpatient clinics are provided from the hospital. Your appointment letter will provide more information but if you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to call.
- Free parking
- Disabled parking and access
Support your hospital
The hospital has a charitable fund which is used to improve patient services. The hospital is also generously supported by the League of Friends:
Secretary: Terry Murray