Wansbeck General Hospital


0344 811 8111


  • Woodhorn Lane
  • Ashington
  • Northumberland
  • NE63 9JJ

Wansbeck General Hospital

The following visitor restrictions will be in force from 09:00 on Friday (14 December) until further notice:

  • No (visiting) children under 12 at any time
  • Visiting is restricted on all inpatient wards (at all sites) to between 14:00 – 15:00 and 18:30 – 19:30.
  • In our birthing centre/maternity units – outside of the hours above – visiting is restricted to birthing partners only
  • In paediatrics – outside of the hours above – visiting is restricted parents/ legal guardian only
  • Only one visitor per patient is permitted in our emergency department or ambulatory care at any time
  • On all wards no more than two visitors per patient on the ward at any time
  • Visiting on the palliative care unit is currently restricted to 2-3pm and 6.30-7.30pm as of 31 January until further notice)

If you wish to visit a patient in receipt of palliative/ end of life care or who is on one of our mental health wards you may continue to visit as normal but are urged to contact the ward before you travel.