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Community Hospitals

We have two Community Hospitals are Fryatt Hospital in Dovercourt, and Clacton and District Hospital  

There are three inpatient wards in the Community Hospitals; Kate Grant Ward, St Osyth Priory Ward in Clacton and Trinity Ward at Harwich.  

The Rapid Assessment Service is based on St Osyth Priory Ward, providing assessment and diagnostics by Advanced Nurse Practitioners, following a professional referral, for those patients not requiring acute admission

St Osyth Priory Ward has 15 beds and provides admission avoidance inpatient short stay

Kate Grant Rehabilitation Unit is provided to meet individual needs of patients recovering from stroke, orthopaedic surgery and related mobility conditions.

Trinity ward has 21 beds for the provision of rehabilitation.

Where is the service provided from?

Clacton and District Hospital 
Tower Road 
Clacton CO15 1LH    
Telephone: 01255 201717

Fryatt Hospital
419 Main Road
Harwich CO12 4EX   
Telephone: 01255 201200

When is the service provided?

Community Hospital Wards are open 24 hours a day every day  

Visiting hours:

St Osyth Priory Ward

 15.00-16.45 and 18.00-20.00

Kate Grant Ward  

 15.00-16.45 and 18.00-20.00

Trinity Ward 

 15.30-17.00 and 18.30-20.00
With restricted meal times

Please note. Only two visitors per bed.  Flowers are not allowed on the wards as they could increase the risk of infection.

How can I contact the wards?

St Osyth Priory Ward

01255 201519

Kate Grant Ward  

01255 201560

Trinity Ward 

 01255 201223


How do people access the service?

Patients requiring admission to community hospital beds are referred by their GP, Community Matron, Consultant or from another hospital.