The Whalton Unit

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Address:

South Road,
Morpeth,
Northumberland,
NE61 2BT

Phone:

0344 811 8111

Click here to view an internal map of the hospital.

About
Ward Info
Getting Here
Parking
Facilities

General information

There are 30 beds situated in the Whalton Unit which is in the grounds of the former Morpeth Cottage Hospital, with care focused on elderly rehabilitation and palliative care. Occupational therapists and physiotherapists work in the unit. 

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

Click here to view an internal map of the new hospital.

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.

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 rehabilitation
Visiting Times
Open visiting for relatives and friends of patients
Contact Number
01670 395655
Location
Top floor of the Helen McArdle Care Home

Directions

The Whalton Unit is situated, off the A1, on the approach road into the town of Morpeth.



By road

From the A1 South: Take the first exit for Morpeth, continue along A197 for 1.5 miles with the hospital on your right.

From the A1 North: Take the first exit for Morpeth continue along A192. Turn left at roundabout, continue along the A192. Turn right at roundabout, continue along the A192, Turn right at roundabout continue for 0.5 miles with the unit on your left.

By bus

For up to date bus information please use the Traveline service

By rail

The Whalton Unit is a 10 - 15 minute walk from Morpeth railway station. Check The Trainline for timetables of all services.

Facilities

The Whalton Unit consists of single rooms with en-suite facilities and bedside televisions at no charge. There is also a communal dining room and day room for patients as well as a quiet room for visitors with tea and coffee making facilities.

A hairdresser attends the ward regularly.

About

General information

There are 30 beds situated in the Whalton Unit which is in the grounds of the former Morpeth Cottage Hospital, with care focused on elderly rehabilitation and palliative care. Occupational therapists and physiotherapists work in the unit. 

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

Click here to view an internal map of the new hospital.

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.

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 rehabilitation
Visiting Times
Open visiting for relatives and friends of patients
Contact Number
01670 395655
Location
Top floor of the Helen McArdle Care Home

Getting Here

Directions

The Whalton Unit is situated, off the A1, on the approach road into the town of Morpeth.



By road

From the A1 South: Take the first exit for Morpeth, continue along A197 for 1.5 miles with the hospital on your right.

From the A1 North: Take the first exit for Morpeth continue along A192. Turn left at roundabout, continue along the A192. Turn right at roundabout, continue along the A192, Turn right at roundabout continue for 0.5 miles with the unit on your left.

By bus

For up to date bus information please use the Traveline service

By rail

The Whalton Unit is a 10 - 15 minute walk from Morpeth railway station. Check The Trainline for timetables of all services.

Facilities

Facilities

The Whalton Unit consists of single rooms with en-suite facilities and bedside televisions at no charge. There is also a communal dining room and day room for patients as well as a quiet room for visitors with tea and coffee making facilities.

A hairdresser attends the ward regularly.