Poole FAQs PDF

Hospital name (approx size)Poole Hospital (789 beds)
EmployerUniversity Hospitals Dorset
Best person to contactKarin Bauser (Foundation Programme Coordinator)
0300 019 2606
24-hour library access with computer/IT facilitiesYes
Staff restaurant or similar where you can get food at nightNo
On site accommodationYes
Type of accommodationThe Penthouse accommodation, studio type bedrooms with a shared kitchen and lounge
Monthly cost of accommodation£300
Bills includedYes
Average monthly cost of renting flat near hospital£500-750
Onsite parkingYes
Monthly cost of parking£50 
Doctors mess organises regular social eventsYes
Description of town/locationAmazing summer time activities including beach trips, water sports (hosted in the summer by the mess) and countryside/coastal trails. There are several fun pubs within walking distance of the hospital and the regular Poole night out in Le Bateau is great fun. There is a town centre with a variety of restaurants and shops that extends to the quay. 
Top 3 things about working here1. The Penthouse (super sociable, great place to live for F1) 
2. Water sports Wednesdays + BBQs
3. Friendly working environment with approachable seniors 
Last updateFeb 2022 by Oscar Guest, Poole Foundation Doctor Rep