Berwick Infirmary

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Address:

Berwick Infirmary
Infirmary Square
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Northumberland
TD15 1LT

Phone:

0344 811 8111

Click here to see an internal map of the hospital.

About
Ward Info
Getting Here
Parking
Facilities

General Information

Berwick Infirmary is a small community hospital located within the town centre of Berwick upon Tweed.

Services provided at this hospital include; inpatient services for elderly medicine, stoke and orthopaedic rehabilitation and palliative care;  a minor injuries unit which is open 24 hours and supported by GPs; extensive outpatient clinics and day hospital services; diagnostics including x-ray, ultrasound, barium and mobile scanners; physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, podiatry and intermediate care; a midwifery-led maternity unit with single delivery room and birthing pool; pre-assessment and day surgical procedures and an oncology unit where chemotherapy treatments are carried out two days a week.

Click here to view an internal map of the hospital.

Rebuilding Berwick Infirmary

We are rebuilding Berwick Infirmary as part of our plans to greatly improve the treatment and care patients receive in the area. Click here to find our more.

Charges

Car parking is available and costs £1.20p per hour, up to a maximum of £4 per day. 

As it is pay and display, please make sure that you bring change with you and leave plenty of time to find a space.

There are free lay-bys for pick-ups or drops offs (maximum stay 20 minutes).

Disabled Parking

There are designated free parking bays reserved for registered disabled drivers displaying a valid blue badge permit.

Concessionary car parking

We offer free car parking under certain circumstances for patients or their visitors. This includes those patients attending regularly over an extended period, visitors of long-stay patients and those who are staying in the hospital with patients. This list is not exhaustive and exemptions are issued by the ward or department manager - please speak to them if you think you may qualify.

Electric vehicle charging

This hospital has an electric vehicle charging point which is free to use for patients and visitors.     

Car parking violations 

Please note that failure to park in a designated bay or failure to pay for parking may result in you being issued with a civil penalty or infringement notice.

You can find out more about each ward be clicking 'Read More'

Ward Type
Elderly medicine, rehabilitation and palliative care
Visiting Times
2pm-4pm and 6pm-7pm
Contact Number
01289 356647
Location
Ground floor
Ward Type
Ambulatory day care department
Visiting Times
As this is a day hospital for treatments only there is no visiting.
Contact Number
01289 356613
Location
Opposite main reception (Brucegate entrance)
Ward Type
Midwifery-led maternity unit
Visiting Times
Open visiting for partners.
Contact Number
01289 356622
Location
Ward Type
Minor injuries treatment
Visiting Times
The unit is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week
Contact Number
01289 356 607
Location
Minor injuries unit entrance (Wellclose square entrance).
Ward Type
Oncology day unit
Visiting Times
Open Wednesday and Thursday
Contact Number
01289 356653
Location
Ward Type
General outpatients
Visiting Times
As this is an outpatient department there are no visiting times.
Contact Number
01289 356638
Location
The department is signposted from the car park and can be accessed from Wellclose square or Brucegate entrance.
Ward Type
X-ray
Visiting Times
Monday-Friday, 9am- 5pm, Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays, 12pm-4pm
Contact Number
Location

Directions & Transport

Berwick infirmary is situated within the town centre of Berwick upon Tweed.

By road


Exit the A1 at the roundabout and follow the A698 Signposted Berwick. Go left at the next main roundabout and follow the signs for the town centre. At the roundabout, take the first exit over the bridge. Turn left at the next main junction and continue along the A1167 for 200 metres. Turn right onto Scott's Place, then turn left onto Brucegate.

By bus


For up to date bus information, please use the Traveline service

By rail


Berwick Infimary is a five minute walk from Berwick railway station. Check The Trainline for timetables of all services.

Facilities

There is a restaurant selling food and drinks at the following times:

  • 10am-11am – pre-ordered hot sandwiches
  • Midday-1.45pm – lunches including main courses, sandwiches and salads
  • 3pm-4pm – hot and cold drinks with pre-ordered hot food available

In between these times you can get cold drinks and snacks.

About

General Information

Berwick Infirmary is a small community hospital located within the town centre of Berwick upon Tweed.

Services provided at this hospital include; inpatient services for elderly medicine, stoke and orthopaedic rehabilitation and palliative care;  a minor injuries unit which is open 24 hours and supported by GPs; extensive outpatient clinics and day hospital services; diagnostics including x-ray, ultrasound, barium and mobile scanners; physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, podiatry and intermediate care; a midwifery-led maternity unit with single delivery room and birthing pool; pre-assessment and day surgical procedures and an oncology unit where chemotherapy treatments are carried out two days a week.

Click here to view an internal map of the hospital.

Rebuilding Berwick Infirmary

We are rebuilding Berwick Infirmary as part of our plans to greatly improve the treatment and care patients receive in the area. Click here to find our more.

Parking

Charges

Car parking is available and costs £1.20p per hour, up to a maximum of £4 per day. 

As it is pay and display, please make sure that you bring change with you and leave plenty of time to find a space.

There are free lay-bys for pick-ups or drops offs (maximum stay 20 minutes).

Disabled Parking

There are designated free parking bays reserved for registered disabled drivers displaying a valid blue badge permit.

Concessionary car parking

We offer free car parking under certain circumstances for patients or their visitors. This includes those patients attending regularly over an extended period, visitors of long-stay patients and those who are staying in the hospital with patients. This list is not exhaustive and exemptions are issued by the ward or department manager - please speak to them if you think you may qualify.

Electric vehicle charging

This hospital has an electric vehicle charging point which is free to use for patients and visitors.     

Car parking violations 

Please note that failure to park in a designated bay or failure to pay for parking may result in you being issued with a civil penalty or infringement notice.

Ward Info

You can find out more about each ward be clicking 'Read More'

Ward Type
Elderly medicine, rehabilitation and palliative care
Visiting Times
2pm-4pm and 6pm-7pm
Contact Number
01289 356647
Location
Ground floor
Ward Type
Ambulatory day care department
Visiting Times
As this is a day hospital for treatments only there is no visiting.
Contact Number
01289 356613
Location
Opposite main reception (Brucegate entrance)
Ward Type
Midwifery-led maternity unit
Visiting Times
Open visiting for partners.
Contact Number
01289 356622
Location
Ward Type
Minor injuries treatment
Visiting Times
The unit is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week
Contact Number
01289 356 607
Location
Minor injuries unit entrance (Wellclose square entrance).
Ward Type
Oncology day unit
Visiting Times
Open Wednesday and Thursday
Contact Number
01289 356653
Location
Ward Type
General outpatients
Visiting Times
As this is an outpatient department there are no visiting times.
Contact Number
01289 356638
Location
The department is signposted from the car park and can be accessed from Wellclose square or Brucegate entrance.
Ward Type
X-ray
Visiting Times
Monday-Friday, 9am- 5pm, Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays, 12pm-4pm
Contact Number
Location

Getting Here

Directions & Transport

Berwick infirmary is situated within the town centre of Berwick upon Tweed.

By road


Exit the A1 at the roundabout and follow the A698 Signposted Berwick. Go left at the next main roundabout and follow the signs for the town centre. At the roundabout, take the first exit over the bridge. Turn left at the next main junction and continue along the A1167 for 200 metres. Turn right onto Scott's Place, then turn left onto Brucegate.

By bus


For up to date bus information, please use the Traveline service

By rail


Berwick Infimary is a five minute walk from Berwick railway station. Check The Trainline for timetables of all services.

Facilities

Facilities

There is a restaurant selling food and drinks at the following times:

  • 10am-11am – pre-ordered hot sandwiches
  • Midday-1.45pm – lunches including main courses, sandwiches and salads
  • 3pm-4pm – hot and cold drinks with pre-ordered hot food available

In between these times you can get cold drinks and snacks.