South Molton Community Hospital

South Molton Community Hospital

South Molton is a  community hospital, built in 1988. We have one inpatient ward, Hugh Squier Ward. An out-patient/physiotherapy department was added in 1997.

Many different out-patient clinics are also held here, including cardiology, neurology, gynaecology, rheumatology, ophthalmology, general surgery and various other services.

South Molton Hospital does not have a Minor Injuries Service.

More about us

Mealtimes for patients

Breakfast: 8.15am – 9.15am
Lunch: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Tea: 5.15pm – 6.15pm

During protected mealtimes, visitors are not permitted.


The League of Friends provide newspapers for inpatients.


The ward cordless phone can be taken to a patient for an incoming call.

There is also a seperate phone number for the ward that can be used at any time 01769576357. 

Opening times

Click here to see the latest visitor information.

Getting here

The hospital's address and postcode is:

South Molton Community Hospital
Widgery Drive
South Molton
EX36 4DP

If possible, we encourage people to use public transport and other sustainable means of travel. 

We are easily accessible by local bus routes.

For help planning your journey please see the following websites:


On-site parking is free, but limited. Please ask your visitors to be sensitive to local residents when leaving their vehicles to come and see you.

Clinics and services at South Molton Community Hospital

  • Audiology
  • Bladder and bowel (adults and children)
  • Cardiac rehab
  • Cardiology
  • Cataract
  • Day treatment
  • Eye clinic
  • General surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Gynaecology
  • Heart failure clinic
  • Hugh Squier Ward
  • Leg ulcer service
  • Midwives
  • MS specialist nurse
  • Musculoskeletal physiotherapy
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Opthalmology
  • Orthoptics (adults and children)
  • Orthotics (adults and children)
  • Paediatrics
  • Paediatric Diabetic medicine
  • Podiatry
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Retinal screening
  • Rheumatology
  • Rheumatology occupational therapy
  • Rheumatology physiotherapy
  • Talkworks
  • Talking Health

Contact details

Tel: 01769 572164

Postal address:

South Molton Community Hospital
Widgery Drive
South Molton
EX36 4DP

Last updated: January 26, 2024.