Directions/ Ormskirk DGH

Ormskirk District General Hospital

Wigan Road,
Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 2AZ
Telephone 01695 577111


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By foot
Ormskirk hospital is a 10 to 15 minute walk Ormskirk town centre and railway station. There are bus stops by Dicconson Way along Wigan Road.

By bicycle
There is cycle parking at the front of the hospital. An information leaflet about cycling in Ormskirk can be download here

By bus
There are bus stops by Dicconson Way along Wigan Road. Services operate from the surrounding areas and drop off at the hospital or within walking distance. To find information about times and services please contact the Merseytravel Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk. Bus timetables can be found at the hospital reception desk.

By train
Ormskirk railways station is a 10 to 15 minute walk from the hospital. Taxis are available nearby. For passenger inquiries call the National Information Line on 0345 484950 or visit the National Rail website. Merseytravel (see above) can provide details of bus services linking local train stations and the hospital.

Merseytravel journey planner
Insert your start and end point into Journey Planner (e.g.street name, post code, bus stop ref, point of interest etc) and the best route is then calculated for you with each step of the journey detailed alongside estimated travelling time. It is also available to download as an app from iTunes and Google Play.

By motorway
Exit the M6 at Junction 26 and the join M58. Leave the M58 at Junction 3 following the signs for Southport and Ormskirk. Type L39 2AZ into Google Maps to plan your journey in detail.

Site directions
West Lancashire Health Centre, to the left of the main entrance, offers a drop-in GP service from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week for registered and unregistered patients. Telephone 01695 588 800.

Children’s A&E is first right off Dicconson Way (the access road to the hospital site) and 200 metres on the left. There is a lay-by for dropping off, and a car park is a further 400 metres through the barrier.

The Maternity Delivery Suite is at the back of the hospital. It can normally be accessed by the main entrance. If the main entrance is closed, follow the signs past West Lancashire Health Centre and round the back of the hospital. The entrance is signposted and monitored by camera. There is a bell to alert the staff you have arrived.