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Madam Pomfrey

Madam Pomfrey tends to petrified students in the hospital wing

The stern but kind Hogwarts hospital matron

Madam Pomfrey fact file

Full Name

Poppy Pomfrey


Skilled medical healer

Professor Dumbledore visits a Petrified Colin Creevey in the Hospital Wing.

Colin Creevey petrified

Harry, Hermione, Ron and Ginny in the permanent or long-lasting damage ward.

Illness and Disability

By J.K. Rowling

The empty Hospital Wing

Hogwarts hospital wing

Harry in the Hospital Wing reading a book from the Philosopher's Stone

Harry's first hospital stay

Madam Pomfrey, the matron, was a nice woman, but very strict.

‘Just five minutes,’ Harry pleaded.

‘Absolutely not.’


Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

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It’s lucky it’s dark. I haven’t blushed so much since Madam Pomfrey told me she liked my new earmuffs.

Albus Dumbledore
Ron in the Hospital Wing from the Half-Blood Prince.

Ron's recovery

Madame Pomfrey and the Petrified in the Hospital Wing.

Hermione falls foul of the Basilisk

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This boy needs rest, he’s got thirty-three bones to regrow! Out! OUT!

Madam Pomfrey
Snape revealing his dark mark in the hospital wing

Snape's proof