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Ormskirk District General Hospital

Ormskirk hospital

Getting Here

Site orientation
Most departments can be reached from the main entrance. There is a drop off area outside children’s A&E. Take the first right off Dicconson Way.

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 the walk-in 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.

Virgin Care’s West Lancashire NHS Walk-in 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 0300 247 0011.

If you are visiting the Innovation Centre, please call your contact in the IT team for directions ahead of your visit.

Visiting … 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. This is an information leaflet about cycling in Ormskirk.

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 Merseytravel. Bus timetables can be found near 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 National Rail . Merseytravel can provide details of bus services linking local train stations and the hospital.

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.

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.