Parking is limited at Southport hospital, so allow plenty of time to reach your appointment. Consider using other methods of transport where appropriate. Further help can be found on the Parking information page.
|Ward/department||Phone||Visiting and other information|
|Ward visiting times are 1pm to 8.30pm unless otherwise stated. A family member may visit from 12 midday if assisting patient with eating|
|7a||01704 704207||Cardiology and general medicine|
|9a||01704 704241||Short stay unit|
|9b||01704 704248||Frail elderly short stay|
|10a||01704 704244||Emergency assessment unit|
|10b||01704 704502||Surgical assessment unit and short stay|
|11a||01704 705105||General surgery, specialising in colorectal|
|11b||01704 704245||General medical ward, specialising in gastroenterology and endocrinology|
|14a||01704 704889 / 4891||Orthopaedic trauma|
|14b||01704 704895 / 4894||Respiratory and general medicine|
|15a||01704 705267||General medicine|
|15b||01704 704232||Stroke ward|
|A&E||01704 704128/ 704437||For children's A&E visit the Ormskirk hospital page|
|Critical Care||01704 704218|
|Dialysis unit||01704 518980|
|Discharge lounge||01704 704906|
|Maxillo-facial / Orthodontics||01695 656334|
|Medical Day Unit||01704 704221|
|Ophthalmology||01695 65 6203 / 01704 705228|
|Orthopaedic outpatients||01704 704114|
|Outpatients||01695 656691 / 01704 704898||Appointments 01695 656680|
|Physiotherapy outpatients||01695 656268 / 01704 704150|
|Sexual health||01695 656550|
|Spinal injuries||01704 704333|
|X-ray (radiology)||01695 65667/ 01704 704105|
Once through the main entrance, turn right at the roundabout on to the road which runs round the hospital and eventually becomes one-way. Most parking is at the rear of the hospital.
Adult A&E is opposite the entrance to the car park for Blue Badge holders at the front of the hospital.
The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre is about a half of the way round the site and has its own clearly marked entrance.
Visting … by bicycle
The hospital is served by the local cycle path network. There is parking for bicycles near the hospital entrance and elsewhere on site.
There are bus stops near the entrances to the hospital. 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.
Southport railway station is 10 minutes by car or 20 minutes by bus from the hospital. Taxis are available outside the station. For passenger inquiries call the National Information Line on 0345 484950 or visit National Rail. Merseytravel can provide details of bus services linking other local train stations and the hospital.
From the south. Exit the M6 at Junction 26 and the join M58. Leave the M58 at Junction 3 following the signs for Southport and Ormskirk.
From the north. Exit the M6 at Junction 31. Follow signs for the A59 signposted Preston and then follow the signs for Southport.
Type our postcode, PR8 6PN into Google Maps to plan your journey in detail.
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