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Southport and Formby District General Hospital

Southport hospital

Southport and Formby District General Hospital, Town Lane, Kew, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 6PN

01704 547471

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.

Hospital Map

Ward Phone Numbers & Visiting Hours

Ward/departmentPhoneVisiting and other information
Visiting information
7a01704 704207Cardiology and general medicine
7b01704 705021Rehabilitation
9a01704 704241Short stay unit
9b01704 704244Acute Medical Unit
10a01704 704248Frail and Elderly Short Stay
10b01704 704502Surgical assessment unit and short stay
11a01704 705105General surgery, specialising in colorectal
11b 01704 704245General medical ward, specialising in gastroenterology and endocrinology
14a01704 704889 / 4891Orthopaedic trauma
14b 01704 704895 / 4894Respiratory and general medicine
15a01704 705267Restricted visiting - speak to staff member
15b 01704 704232Stroke ward
A&E01704 704128/ 704437For children's A&E visiting go to the Ormskirk hospital page
Audiology01704 705230
Critical Care01704 704218
Dialysis unit01704 518980
Discharge lounge01704 704906
ENT01704 705091
Maxillo-facial / Orthodontics 01695 656334
Medical Day Unit01704 704221Temporarily relocated to Ormskirk hospital
Ophthalmology01695 65 6203 / 01704 705228
Orthopaedic outpatients01704 704114
Outpatients01695 656691 / 01704 704898 Appointments 01695 656680
Physiotherapy outpatients01695 656268 / 01704 704150
Sexual health01695 656550
Spinal injuries01704 704333
X-ray (radiology)01704 704107 (reception)For apppointments call 01704 704105. Please read the letter that accompanies your appointment. It contains important information that will allow your visit to the Radiology department to run smoothly.

Getting Here

Site orientation
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.

By bus
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.

By train
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.

By motorway
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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