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Julie Smith, Chief Executive

We are very proud of our hospitals and our staff, and aim to provide a high quality service for our patients at all times.

We shall do our best to make your visit as comfortable as possible and our staff will do all they can to assist you.

If you want to find out more about the Trust and our hospitals, please click here.

We welcome any comments or feedback you would like to share with us. Listening to our patients helps us to get things right.

If, as a patient, relative or visitor, you have any concerns please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone – 01932 723553 (Monday to Friday 9-4pm).

Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. our Appointment Centre for outpatient enquiries or call 01932 723831 / 01784 884351 between 9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday).

If you have any difficulties with this website, or for press enquiries, please email
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For accessibility options, please click here or read our accessibility statement. The Text Relay app is available for your mobile, tablet or PC if you are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment. If you are using a textphone, please prefix all numbers with 18001.

Julie Smith
Chief Executive


Hospital Switchboards

If you need to contact a department or ward then please call our main switchboard:

01784 884488 (Ashford Hospital)
01932 872000 (St Peter's Hospital)

If you have an impairment or sensory loss and have specific communication needs please let our operator know.

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Our Services: A to Z

To run our hospitals takes a lot of different departments - clinical and non-clinical - as well as over 4,000 staff members.

You can find out more about what each area does from the links in this section or use the search box above.


Visiting Update

Visiting is no longer restricted to two hours, and visiting is no longer required to be booked by telephone.

Please ensure that you visit during the normal ward visiting times.

Please note that no more than two people should visit a patient at any given time. Only one person should accompany a patient in our Emergency department.

Click here for more information and exceptions to visiting times.


Update to Infection Prevention and Control Measures at ASPH - Face Masks

Due to the rise in COVID-19 in the community, we have taken the decision to reinstate mandatory mask wearing for visitors, patients, and staff to keep everyone safe across the hospitals in the Trust.

Surgical face masks will be required to be worn by staff and members of the public when visiting wards and clinical areas. Face masks will be available in the main entrances of the hospitals and in clinical areas.

We will continue to closely monitor the situation and will update you with any further changes to our Infection Prevention and Control measures.

Thank you for your continued support.

Andrea Lewis, Chief Nurse
David Fluck, Medical Director


Putting Patients First

Saint Peters Emergency Department - Click here to find out more about our Emergency Department at Saint Peter's

Our emergency department is located at St Peter’s Hospital. Please only visit us if you are seriously ill or it is an emergency. Minor injuries will be directed to our Urgent Treatment Centre opposite A&E. We also have a new Urgent Care Centre.


Outpatients Sign - Click here to find out more about our Outpatient Departments

If you need to change or cancel your appointment please give us as much notice as possible by calling the appointments centre on 01932 723831 / 01784 884351 (between 9am and 5pm) or email
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Bathing a Newborn Child - Click here to find out more about our maternity services

We hope you will choose our hospital to have your baby. With the addition of our Abbey Birth Centre we can now offer the widest range of services, for women with uncomplicated pregnancies to the full services of our early pregnancy unit and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).



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Your Care, Your Voice

Ashford Hospital - Click here to find out more about our daycase and inpatient services

We aim to make your stay in hospital as comfortable as possible.


Family in Main Reception - Click here to find out more about leaving hospital

The aim of these pages are to give you support and information on your discharge from hospital.

Find out more on our leaving hospital pages as well as details on Think Home First.


Two Clinicians - Click here to find out more about how you can leave your feedback about the Trust

There are a number of ways that you can give your opinion about the care provided by the Trust.

Whether you are a patient, visitor, or member of the public, all views are important to us.


Latest News

News Article - CQC publishes report on maternity services at St Peter’s Hospital - Click here to find out more

In January 2023, Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust were visited by the CQC (Care Quality Commission), who carried out an unannounced focused inspection at St Peter’s Hospital as part of the national maternity inspection programme. The inspection was to look at how safe and well-led maternity services were. Following the inspection, the CQC published a report on 29 March 2023. Our maternity service has been rated Inadequate.


News Article - Junior Doctors' Strike Action 13-16 March 2023 - Click here to find out more

Following a successful ballot, Junior doctors who are part of the British Medical Association (BMA) and the Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA) are expected to take strike action from Monday 13 March to Thursday 16 March. During this period we have taken steps to ensure that emergency care and cancer care continues, however some elective appointments may need to be cancelled.


News Article - Bowel Cancer Screening Colonoscopy comes to ASPH - Click here to find out more

For the first time, Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have opened a bowel cancer screening colonoscopy service at the Trust. Two Colorectal Consultants, Mr Pasha Nisar and Mr Prateesh Trivedi, have successfully qualified as screening Colonoscopists and our Endoscopy Unit has been accredited in recognition of its high-quality gastrointestinal endoscopy service.


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Useful Resources

This winter, if you’re not feeling well and over the counter medicines are not helping, don’t wait for it to get worse – speak to your GP and avoid a trip to hospital.

Find out more about finding the right services in our area.


Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals have introduced an online booking option for blood tests, giving patients the ability to book in advance at a time that is convenient to them.

This helps reduce waiting times and minimise delays for patients ... find out more.


Click here for details about travelling to our hospitals, parking, and site maps.


Visit our Veteran Aware page


Visit our Armed Forces and Veterans page


Ashford and St Peter's has been named a Veteran Aware Trust as they join the wave of Veteran Aware trusts committed to helping serving members, veterans and their families access healthcare services and find new careers in the NHS.


Visit our Veteran Aware page


How you can get involved

Visit our ASPH Charity pages


Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals' Charity (number 1058567) exists to enhance the facilities, and provide equipment that is above and beyond what the NHS can currently provide.


Donate to our ASPH Charity

Fundraise for our ASPH Charity


Together we care