The Hospital at Rye

Patient in bed at Rye Hospital

The intermediate care hospital is situated at the top of the hill overlooking the ancient Cinque Port Town of Rye. Set in beautiful grounds, it has nineteen beds and free parking for patients and visitors.

Within the grounds lies St. Bartholomew's Court, (leased to Sanctuary Housing) with 30 self contained units for those aged 60 and over with varying care needs. Work has begun on increasing this to 55 units, which will enable 24 hour care to be provided.


We provide intermediate hospital care to the community. At present there are 19 beds, of which 16 are for NHS and 3 for private patients. NHS patients are accepted by the Clinical Lead or Senior Nurse on duty, having assessed suitability and whether their needs can be met...


Our facilities include:

  • Audiology
  • Chiropody/Podiatry
  • Continence Nurse
  • Counselling
  • Diabetes/Endocrinology
  • Diabetic Nurse
  • Dietician
  • ENT
  • Hearing Aid
  • Orthopaedic
  • Physiotherapy

Getting Involved

H2H (Here to Help) is a group of local volunteers, set up under the auspices of the hospital, to provide clients in the Rye area with support on a short-term basis. Clients may self refer or be referred by the hospital, GP, district nurses or a relative. Click 'Volunteers' if someone you know needs help or to see how you can get involved...

What's On

Richard Adams Christmas Cards 2015

December 19, 2015

Our Christmas card designs this year are from two local artists with quite different styles. Richard Adams has produced a fun festive image of ice skating figures. These cards come in packs of five wi...


Karl Terry Christmas Cards 2015

December 19, 2015

Our Christmas card designs this year are from two local artists with quite different styles. Karl Terry has painted a wintery scene with Rye in the background. These cards come in packs of five with e...


Mobile MRI Scanner

The scanner is now at the hospital for two days every other week

Medical Imaging Partnership are working with Rye and Winchlesea Hospital to deliver community based diagnostic radiology services, initially MRI via our mobile 1.5T MRI system. Our goal is to provide diagnostic imaging in the best possible location, whether that is in a primary care facility, community or hospital setting.


The hospital is here for the benefit of the community and we rely on your generosity. Your donation is much appreciated and will be put to good use. The trustees, The Hospital at Rye

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Christmas Raffle -tickets on sale now! 26.11.2015

Bridge Tea raises record sums 24.11.2015

Success for our Unsung Heroes 24.11.2015

Richard Adams Christmas Cards 2015 19.12.2015

Karl Terry Christmas Cards 2015 19.12.2015


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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust Virgin Care Sanctuary Housing South Coast Sports Clinic Medical Imaaging Partnership