Hexham General Hospital

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Address:

Corbridge Road
Hexham
NE46 1QJ

Phone:

0344 811 8111

Click here to view an internal map of the hospital.

About
Ward Info
Getting Here
Parking
Facilities

General Information

Hexham General Hospital is a modern hospital providing a full range of diagnostic services and walk-in services for urgent care ( open 8am-12 midnight). It's wards include an oncology day unit, a surgical ward for patients who have had general, orthopaedic and gynaecological surgery, a stroke rehabilitation and care of the elderly ward and a general medicine ward. 

For the privacy and dignity of patients the hospital wards are largely single, en-suite rooms. The hospital also has a midwifery-led maternity unit with birthing pool. Two GP practices are based within the hospital.

    •  'Your healthcare in Tynedale'  (PDF) - our guide to services

Click here to view an internal map of the hospital.

Charges

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

Please leave plenty of time to find a space.

There are free lay-bys for pick-ups or drops offs or for those picking up a prescription at the pharmacy (maximum stay 20 minutes).

Disabled parking

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

Electric vehicle charging

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

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.

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

Ward Type
General medicine
Visiting Times
2pm - 4pm and 6.30pm - 7.30pm.
Contact Number
01434 655450
Location
On the first floor. Go up the main stairs, turn right then left. Or enter the main lift and turn left then left - the ward is second on the right and is well sign posted.
Ward Type
General surgery, orthopaedics & gynaecology
Visiting Times
2pm - 4.30pm and 6pm - 8pm
Contact Number
01434 655475
Location
From the main entrance, walk through the atrium and up the stairs. There is a lift behind the stair case. Ward 3 is on the first floor, follow the signs.
Ward Type
Stroke/rehabilitation and care of the elderly
Visiting Times
2pm-4.30pm and 6pm- 8pm
Contact Number
01434 655445
Location
Ward 4 is signposted from the main and east entrance and is located on the first floor of the new phase at Hexham General Hospital.
Ward Type
Endoscopy department for outpatient treatment
Visiting Times
Open
Contact Number
01434 655 316
Location
Main entrance, first floor to the left.
Ward Type
Midwifery-led Maternity Unit
Visiting Times
Open visiting but please avoid protected meal times
Contact Number
01434 655351 or 01434 655352
Location
First floor near women’s health suite
Ward Type
Oncology day services
Visiting Times
As it is a day unit there are no visiting times.
Contact Number
01434 655078
Location
Ground floor, to the left of urgent care.
Ward Type
Outpatients and pre-assessment
Visiting Times
Contact Number
01434 655372
Location
Ground floor close to the main entrance.
Ward Type
Walk-in for urgent care
Visiting Times
Contact Number
01434 655301
Location
Ground floor to the left of the main entrance.
Ward Type
X-ray
Visiting Times
Monday-Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Contact Number
Location

Directions & Transport

By road


Leave the A1 at the junction with A69 and A186; join the A69 for approximately 17 miles, by-passing Corbridge. Once past Corbridge, leave the A69 at the next large roundabout (signposted to Hexham). Follow signs into Hexham, then turn left onto the A695 Corbridge Road (signposted to Corbridge). The hospital is located on the right-hand side.

Sat nav postcode NE46 1QJ.

By bus


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

By rail


Hexham receives regular services from Newcastle Central Station and Carlisle. The hospital is a short walk from the station. Check The Trainline for timetables of all services.

Facilities

There is a restaurant for visitors and shop/cafe run by our Hospital Volunteer service which is open 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

The hospital has disabled access  and induction loop

There is an entertainment and communications system at bedsides (some television channels are provided free and cards may be purchased throughout the hospital for those channels which are pay per view. These cards can also be used for making and receiving telephone calls from the same system

About

General Information

Hexham General Hospital is a modern hospital providing a full range of diagnostic services and walk-in services for urgent care ( open 8am-12 midnight). It's wards include an oncology day unit, a surgical ward for patients who have had general, orthopaedic and gynaecological surgery, a stroke rehabilitation and care of the elderly ward and a general medicine ward. 

For the privacy and dignity of patients the hospital wards are largely single, en-suite rooms. The hospital also has a midwifery-led maternity unit with birthing pool. Two GP practices are based within the hospital.

    •  'Your healthcare in Tynedale'  (PDF) - our guide to services

Click here to view an internal map of the hospital.

Parking

Charges

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

Please leave plenty of time to find a space.

There are free lay-bys for pick-ups or drops offs or for those picking up a prescription at the pharmacy (maximum stay 20 minutes).

Disabled parking

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

Electric vehicle charging

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

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.

Ward Info

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

Ward Type
General medicine
Visiting Times
2pm - 4pm and 6.30pm - 7.30pm.
Contact Number
01434 655450
Location
On the first floor. Go up the main stairs, turn right then left. Or enter the main lift and turn left then left - the ward is second on the right and is well sign posted.
Ward Type
General surgery, orthopaedics & gynaecology
Visiting Times
2pm - 4.30pm and 6pm - 8pm
Contact Number
01434 655475
Location
From the main entrance, walk through the atrium and up the stairs. There is a lift behind the stair case. Ward 3 is on the first floor, follow the signs.
Ward Type
Stroke/rehabilitation and care of the elderly
Visiting Times
2pm-4.30pm and 6pm- 8pm
Contact Number
01434 655445
Location
Ward 4 is signposted from the main and east entrance and is located on the first floor of the new phase at Hexham General Hospital.
Ward Type
Endoscopy department for outpatient treatment
Visiting Times
Open
Contact Number
01434 655 316
Location
Main entrance, first floor to the left.
Ward Type
Midwifery-led Maternity Unit
Visiting Times
Open visiting but please avoid protected meal times
Contact Number
01434 655351 or 01434 655352
Location
First floor near women’s health suite
Ward Type
Oncology day services
Visiting Times
As it is a day unit there are no visiting times.
Contact Number
01434 655078
Location
Ground floor, to the left of urgent care.
Ward Type
Outpatients and pre-assessment
Visiting Times
Contact Number
01434 655372
Location
Ground floor close to the main entrance.
Ward Type
Walk-in for urgent care
Visiting Times
Contact Number
01434 655301
Location
Ground floor to the left of the main entrance.
Ward Type
X-ray
Visiting Times
Monday-Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Contact Number
Location

Getting Here

Directions & Transport

By road


Leave the A1 at the junction with A69 and A186; join the A69 for approximately 17 miles, by-passing Corbridge. Once past Corbridge, leave the A69 at the next large roundabout (signposted to Hexham). Follow signs into Hexham, then turn left onto the A695 Corbridge Road (signposted to Corbridge). The hospital is located on the right-hand side.

Sat nav postcode NE46 1QJ.

By bus


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

By rail


Hexham receives regular services from Newcastle Central Station and Carlisle. The hospital is a short walk from the station. Check The Trainline for timetables of all services.

Facilities

Facilities

There is a restaurant for visitors and shop/cafe run by our Hospital Volunteer service which is open 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

The hospital has disabled access  and induction loop

There is an entertainment and communications system at bedsides (some television channels are provided free and cards may be purchased throughout the hospital for those channels which are pay per view. These cards can also be used for making and receiving telephone calls from the same system