Berwick Infirmary

    • Berwick Infirmary is to be rebuilt
    • Berwick Infirmary is to be rebuilt

General Information

Berwick Infirmary is located just off the A1, within the town centre of Berwick upon Tweed.

The hospital currently has 30 elderly assessment and rehabilitation beds. It has a day hospital that can carry out blood transfusions and specialist medication infusions for conditions such as rheumatology and MS. There is also an oncology unit where chemotherapy treatments are carried out two days a week.

The hospital has nurse-led minor injuries unit supported by GPs which is open 24 hours and a busy outpatient department holding over 50 clinics a month. 

Day surgery is also held at the hospital.

For directions and contact details click on the map below.

Rebuilding Berwick Infirmary

Read about our plans to rebuild Berwick Infirmary as part of our plans to invest £200 million to greatly improve the treatment and care patients receive in our hospitals in North Tyneside and Northumberland.

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.


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.

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 in a number of cases for patients or their visitors. This includes those receiving treatment for cancer while patients attending regularly over an extended period and visitors of long-stay patients may also be exempt. Parents of children in hospital will also receive free car parking. Please speak to the ward manager about this. 

Parking penalty fees

Cars not parked in an authorised bay or parked without a ticket or permit may be issued a fixed penalty parking fine and can be charged to a maximum of £30.  

Berwick Day Hospital

Ambulatory day care department
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Minor Injuries Unit

Minor injuries treatment
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Outpatients Department

General outpatients
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Ward 1

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

  • 10am-11am – pre-ordered hot sandwiches 
  • Midday-1.30pm – 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.