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The Western General Hospital provides a range of general and specialist medical services to residents of Edinburgh, Lothian and beyond.
The hospital has about 570 beds (including day beds) and is home to the regional centres for cancer and clinical neuroscience, and the Regional Infectious Diseases Unit.
The hospital is also home to an award-winning, nurse-led Minor Injuries Clinic that treats more than 20,000 patients a year. The clinic is open every day from 8am to 9pm - no appointment necessary.
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Parking in Western General Hospital
Pay and Display parking is available on the streets around the Western General Hospital site. Carrington Road serving the east side of the hospital grounds and Telford Road and Craigleith Hill Avenue serving the west.
Parking at the Western General Hospital is free but spaces are very limited. It is advised that patients, staff, and visitors use other means of transport where possible or arrange parking in advance.
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Getting to Western General Hospital
By Bus: Buses 38 and 113 stop within the hospital ground next to the Anne Ferguson Building.
A number of buses stop close to Entrance A and B of the hospital on Crewe Road South including the 19, 24, 29, 37, 38, 47, 113.
Disabled Parking in Western General Hospital
Disabled parking is available at the Western General Hospital spaces are very limited.
Need a boost? An electric vehicle charging station is available at the hospital.
A network of all electric vehicle charging points in the UK can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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What is the address of the Western General Hospital?
Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, postcode: EH4 2XU
What are parking charges at Western General Hospital?
Parking is free, but spaces are limited.
What are the services at the Western General Hospital?
The Western General offers patients a wide range of services including:
- Acute medicine
- Breast surgery
- Colorectal surgery
- General surgery
- Infectious diseases
- Neurology and neurosurgery
- Palliative medicine
- Renal dialysis
- Respiratory medicine
What are the visiting times at the Western General Hospital?
Please check the visiting times with the individual wards. You can do this by calling the ward through the hospital switchboard on 0131 537 1000.
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Latest Edinburgh parking reviews
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