About our hospitals - Broomfield Hospital

The Trust provides a wide range of first class services across our mid and south Essex hospitals, including A&E, emergency medicine and surgery, elective surgery in most specialities, and maternity and paediatric services.

Our Broomfield Hospital site based in Chelmsford is home to the internationally renowned St Andrew's burns and plastics centre, which provides a supra-regional burns service to a population of 9.8 million people.

For more information about the hospital, click on the drop-downs below before your visit.

Ride London 2024 may affect your route to our hospital.

Ride London 2024 is a road cycling event that happens every year.

Please allow additional time and check your route if you are coming to our hospitals during Friday 24 to Sunday 26 May as there may be road closures or traffic control measures in place.

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Broomfield Hospital Ward Information

The letters and numbers give the location and the floor number
(ie C250 = C zone 2 = second floor 250 = room number on second floor.)

Active Home Unit and Discharge Lounge (E125)

Zone E, 1st Floor, room 25 Frailty re-enablement

Call 01245 513935

Visiting times are between 2pm and 7pm.

Accident & Emergency (A&E)

External Entrance - Level 2

Call 01245 513902

Acute Medical Unit (AMU, A207)

Zone A - 2nd floor, room 07 Medical Assessment Call 01245 513907

Visiting times are between 11.30am and 8.30pm.

Antenatal ward (A404)

Zone A, 4th floor, room 04 Antenatal

Call 01245 513355

Baddow Ward (C250)

Zone C, 2nd floor, room 50 Care of the Elderly

Call 01245 514150

Visiting times are between 11.30am and 7pm.

Bardfield Ward (C350)

Zone C, 3rd floor, room 50 Care of the Elderly

Call 01245 513932

Visiting times are between 11am and 7pm.

Billericay Ward (E321)

Zone E, 3rd floor, room 21 ENT/Oral Max Fax

Call 01245 513923

Visiting times are between 11.30am and 9pm.

Braxted Ward (C251)

Zone C, 2nd floor, room 51

Care of the Elderly

Call 01245 513931

Visiting times are between 2pm and 4pm / 5pm and 7pm.

Burns Adults Ward (E221)

Zone E, 2nd floor, room 21

Adult Burns

Call 01245 516185

Visiting times are between 2pm and 7pm

Children's Burns Ward (E225)

Zone E, 2nd floor, room 25

Paediatric Burns

Call 01245 516973

Day Stay Admissions (B448)

Zone B, 4th floor, room 48

Day Cases

Call 01245 513921

Felsted ward (A205)

Zone A, 2nd floor, room 05

Renal and Cardiac

Call 01245 512582

Visiting times are between 11am and 8pm

Frailty Assessment Unit Ward (E125)

Call 01245 512668

times are between 11.30am and 8pm.

General High Dependency Unit (GHDU, A211)

Zone A, 2nd floor, room 11

High Dependency

Call 01245 514379

Visiting times are between 2pm and 4pm / 5pm and 7pm

General Intensive Care Unit (GICU, E226)

Zone E, 2nd floor, room 26

Intensive Care

Call 01245 514053

Visiting times are between 2pm and 4pm / 5pm and 7pm

Gosfield ward (A203)

Zone A, 2nd floor, room 03

Gynaecology Call 01245 514921

Visiting times are between 11am and 9pm

Heybridge ward (A303)

Zone A, 3rd floor, room 03 Gastric Surgery and Oncology Call 01245 513918

Visiting times are between 11am to 9pm

John Ray ward (E323)

Zone E, 3rd floor, room 23 Elective

Orthopaedic

Call 01245 513925

Visiting times are between 2pm and 4pm / 5pm and 7pm

Lister ward (C451)

Zone C, 4th floor, room 51 NA

Call 01245 513915

Visiting times are between 11.30am to 9pm

Mayflower ward (E322)

Zone E, 3rd floor, room 22

Surgical Ward

Call 01245 513924

Visiting times are between 11.30am to 9pm

Neonatal Unit (A406)

Zone A, 4th floor room 06

Neonatal Care

Call 01245 513050

Visiting times are 24/7

Notley Ward (E223)

Zone E, 2nd floor, room 23

Emergency Orthopaedic

Call 01245 513916

Visiting times are between 11am to 8pm

Phoenix Ward (E122)

Zone E, 1st floor, room 22

Paediatric Care

Call 01245 362000

Visiting times are between 11am to 8pm

Pegasus Ward (E122)

Zone E, 1st floor, room 22

Paediatric Care

Call 01245 513939

Visiting times are between 11am to 8pm

Postnatal ward (A405)

Zone A, 4th floor, room 05

Postnatal Care

Call 01245 513566

Maternity Sister, call 01245 513928

Maternity Reception, call 01245 513927

Visiting times are between 6am to 12am

Rayne ward (A304)

Zone A, 3rd floor, room 04

Vascular and Urology Surgical ward

Call 01245 513919

Visiting times are between 2pm and 4pm / 5pm and 7pm

Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC, A204)

Zone A, 2nd floor, room 4

Medical

Call 01245 513207

Surgical Emergency ward (SEW, B344)

Zone B, 3rd floor, room 44

Surgical Emergencies

Call 01245 513930

Visiting times are between 11.30am to 7pm

Stock Ward (E320)

Zone E, 3rd floor - room 20

Plastic Surgery ward

Call 01245 513922

Visiting times are between 11am to 9pm

Stroke Unit (A302)

Zone A, 3rd floor, room 02

Acute stroke patients

Call 01245 513905

Visiting times are between 2pm to 4pm / 5pm and 7pm

Terling ward (A305)

Zone A, 3rd floor, room 05

Respiratory

Call 01245 513920

Visiting times are between 11am to 7pm

Tiptree ward (C351)

Zone C, 3rd floor, room 51

General Medicine

Call 01245 513936

Visiting times are between 2pm to 7pm

Tollesbury ward (E222)

Zone E, 2nd floor, room 22

Gastro ward

Call 01245 513933

Visiting times are between 11.30am to 9pm

Writtle ward (C450)

Zone C, 4th floor, room 50

Care of the elderly

Call 01245 513903

Visiting times are between 2pm and 7pm (7 days a week).

Planning your journey

Broomfield Hospital is Chelmsford, Essex with several conveniently situated transport links and 1,808 parking spaces. Whether you’re travelling by car, bus, train, bike or on foot - getting here is easier than ever. 

By bus

There's a bus stop outside the main hospital atrium entrance and there are numerous bus routes servicing the hospital from across the area and further afield across mid and south Essex. Visit First Bus website to find routes and costs. More information can be found at Essex County Council's website .

Chelmsford Community Transport

Chelmsford community transport is a patient transport scheme provided by volunteers for patients and their families who have difficulty getting to and from their hospital appointment. They offer an affordable door to door service with their wheelchair accessible minibuses or your concessionary bus pass is also accepted. All drivers are friendly DBS checked. Assisted trips are also available.
 
For more information on how to book, visit their website www.chelmsfordct.org or call 01245 477750.

By train

Greater Anglia Rail operates frequent trains to Chelmsford station where a bus can be caught direct to Broomfield Hospital. Ask for a plus bus ticket before travelling. This will include both your bus and train fares and save you time on your journey.

By bike

There are cycle routes leading into Broomfield Hospital and cycle parking can be found outside the main hospital atrium.

By car/motorbike

Signposted from the A12, the hospital can be accessed from multiple directions. Enter our postcode CM1 7ET into your satnav or see Google location map for directions.

Our hospital site is very busy, please make sure that you plan your journey to allow plenty of time to get parked ahead of your appointment.

Need travel support?

If you need help with the cost of traveling to and from our hospitals or anywhere that offers healthcare, visit the NHS healthcare travel cost scheme website

Finding your way around

An illustration of the Broomfield Hospital site map.You can save this to your device by either touching and holding on the image and choosing to save it (mobile) or if you're on a desktop, right-click on the image and save image.

There have been many location changes - please check and follow the signboards on-site.

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The Acorn Food Pod

The Acorn Food pod, will replace Pudding Wood Café Monday 4 December

Serving hot food for breakfast and lunch, the Acorn food pod is located next to the Medical Academic Unit. This is currently open to staff only.

Open 7am to 3pm, Monday to Friday

Costa Coffee

A Costa Coffee stand in the middle of the atrium, adjacent to the entrance to zone E.

Open 7am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am to 4pm at the weekend.

The stall is closed on 25 and 26 December and 1 January

Fontanella

The sit-down coffee shop is located at the front of the atrium

Open 7am to 10pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am to 5pm at the weekend.

The cafe is closed on 25 and 26 December and 1 January

Shops

Pharmacy

Outpatients in the Main Atrium, is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Friends of Broomfield

Shop 1, south entrance is open 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

Shop 2, end of atrium, adjacent to A111 is open 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday

Both shops are closed on weekends and bank holidays. The Friends also run a trolley service which can be encountered on most routes throughout the hospital.

M&S Simply Food

M&S can be found in the middle of the atrium accessible through the main entrance or the central corridor.

Open 7.30am to 8am, Monday to Friday. 8.30am to 8pm on Saturday and 10am to 8pm on Sunday. 

Closed 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

WH Smith

WH Smith can be found in the middle of the atrium accessible through the main entrance or the central corridor.

Open 6.30am to 8pm, Monday to Friday, and 8am to 6pm at the weekend.

Closed 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

Vending and cash machines

Vending machines

There are many vending machines throughout the hospital that offer food and drink refreshments. You can find them in:

Zone A at in the central corridor, on level 2 - A&E department waiting room, near A205, and on level 3 near A305

Zone C on level 2 in the lift lobby

Zone E on level 1 in the lift lobby and level 2 in the lift lobby.

Cash Machines (ATM)

There are three cash machines available, some may have a charge for using the service. You can find them in:

Zone A on level 1, in the atrium inside WH Smith (free)

Zone B on level 2 near south entrance and opposite the reception desk

Zone E on level 1 in the lift lobby

Post box

There's a Royal Mail post box located outside M&S Simply Food in the atrium.

Public payphones

There are payphones located in:

Zone B in the south entrance, opposite lifts

Zone A on level 1 in the central corridor and opposite the travel centre

Social spaces

We have areas where you can sit, rest and eat during your visit. These are the wellbeing terrace, main entrance courtyard and at the end of the atrium.

Please make sure you maintain social distancing during your time at our hospital and ensure you wear a face mask or face covering whilst on site. A face covering can be a face mask, a scarf or bandana.

Parking

You can find all the information about parking methods and charges, free parking permits and Blue Badge holder parking on our parking information page