Longton Cottage Community Hospital

Elderly & Community

Longton Cottage Hospital



0300 123 0975

Longton Cottage Hospital

There are other Partnership Trust services based at this Hospital including, Human Resources, Counselling, Governance and Infection Control.

Longton Cottage Hospital provides intermediate care and rehabilitation to patients prior to discharge home after treatment at an ‘Acute’ Hospital such as the University Hospital of North Staffordshire; patients may also be discharged to nursing homes.  Longton Cottage Hospital also provides care for palliative care patients who cannot be looked after at home.  There is a respite bed for continuing care patients.

Longton Cottage Hospital provides care for a variety of conditions/illnesses including:

  • Poor mobility
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Parkinson’s disease and Dementia
  • Heart and/or Kidney problems
  • Fractures, Leg Ulcers and Cellucitis
  • Long Term Conditions e.g. Diabetes, Respiratory and Urinary Infections
  • Cancer Patients
  • Patients with brain and/or spinal conditions
  • Nutritional problems
  • X Ray service (open Mon to Fri 8.45am - 12.00pm and 1.30pm - 4.15 pm)

Smithchild Ward

General Information 

Number of beds: 21 beds (mix sex ward)

Number of staff: 
Early  Late Night

3 Nurses

4 Health Care 

 3 Nurses

3 Health Care 

2 Nurses

1 Health Care 


Smithchild Ward has 21  inpatient beds providing Adult sub acute medicine  and intermediate care home thus supporting admission avoidance initiatives into Acute Hospital Services and  Intermediate Care beds. 

The care services provided include:. 

  • Sub Acute Care
  • Long term Conditions
  • Dementia Care
  • Palliative Care

Visiting times are 2.00pm - 4.00pm and 6.00pm - 8.00pm everyday

Contact Us

Longton Cottage Hospital,
Upper Belgrave Road,

Telephone number: 0300 123 0975

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