Launceston Community Hospital Contact information
Launceston Community Hospital provides inpatient care and a range of clinics to people in Launceston and the surrounding area. Free car parking is available at this hospital.
The hospital has two wards – one female and one male, with 4 additional side rooms. We recommend patients bring a small number of items with them to make their stay in hospital more comfortable. Physiotherapy is also available at the hospital.
As part of our commitment to keep people safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19 visiting has been suspended until further notice.
In exceptional circumstances, an immediate family member or carer will be permitted to visit:
- if the person is receiving end of life care and is not COVID-19 positive
- you are the parent or appropriate adult visiting a child
- you are supporting someone with a mental health issues such as dementia where not being present would cause the patient to be distressed.
Please contact the ward in advance to discuss appropriate arrangements. We can help you by facilitating telephone or video calls as an alternative to visiting in person.
Everyone’s health, safety and wellbeing remain our absolute priority. More information can be found here
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.
Minor Injury Unit
Open every day between 8am and 8pm. No appointment needed.
For the latest MIU opening and waiting times please click www.cornwallft.nhs.uk/services/minor-injury-units/miu-waiting-times/
The hospital’s minor injury unit is run by highly skilled nurses who are available to treat a range of minor conditions. If you are unsure whether your injury can be treated here, NHS 111 is available to provide further advice.
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: Enis Broad