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Seafield Hospital - Buckie

Barhill Road
AB56 1EJ
Telephone: 01542 832081
Fax No: 01542 837048

Seafield Hospital serves the GP populations of the Ardach Health Centre, Cullen Medical Centre and Seafield Medical Centre - approximately 14,500 people. The area is characterised by its geographical location being a coastal area with close connections to the fishing industry.

In 1911, Rathven Parish Hospital was opened to care for the sick people of Buckie and surrounding parish of Rathven. Further buildings were added in 1919, 1930 and 1964. By this time the hospital was known as Seafield Hospital and admitted both adults and children. The building was extensively refurbished in 2001 and new front doors were added in 2004.

Seafield Hospital has 32 beds providing medical care, rehabilitation, assessment, palliative/terminal care, convalescence and respite care. There is also a minor injuries/casualty department.

Other Services:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Chiropody
  • Dietetics
  • Pharmacy
  • X-ray
  • Audiometry
  • Othoptics

Out-patient Clinics:

  • Surgical
  • Medical
  • Diabetic
  • Ophthalmic - Fields
  • Audiometry; Hearing Aid Repair
  • Dermatology
  • Ante-natal
  • Gynaecology
  • Orthopaedic
  • Oncology
  • GP Minor Surgery

Other Services / Agencies Using Site:

  • Muirton Ward, 30 beds, Mental Health Services
  • Psycho-geriatric Day Unit
  • Acute Day Services
  • Seafield Medical Centre
  • Accommodation for students

Visiting times

Visiting times are flexible to suit your needs and the needs of your family and carers.

You may not always feel like having visitors.  It is often helpful for your family and friends to plan their visits in such a way that you have regular visitors, depending on how well you are feeling.

For more information on visiting see our booklet:

Link opens in new window'Welcome ... person centred care and visiting within NHS Grampian' (pdf)

A copy may have been sent to you or copies are available in the ward.  You can also speak to staff if you have any questions relating to visiting your family member or friend.

Unauthorised photography, filming or recording

No one is allowed to make unauthorised photos, video or audio recordings in NHS Grampian buildings and grounds, particularly if they feature other patients, staff, carers, or visitors.  This is to respect the privacy and dignity of individuals using our services and also our staff.