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Bishop Auckland Hospital

Bishop Auckland Hospital external picBishop Auckland Hospital,
Cockton Hill Road,
Bishop Auckland,
County Durham,
DL14 6AD

Tel: 01388 455000


Bishop Auckland Hospital, opened in 2002, is a centre for planned care for a population of approximately 120,000 people across County Durham and Darlington.

It provides a specialist rehabilitation centre with high quality facilities, highly skilled nursing staff and experienced therapists. It is a centre of excellence in low-risk hip and knee replacement operations and a full range of outpatient and diagnostics is also provided for local patients.

In 2009, a new cataract centre and eye care unit was opened at the hospital delivering a full range of ophthalmology outpatient services including cataract surgery and the hospital also includes a midwifery led birth centre.

Departments and Wards

MEDICINE 4 Stroke Rehab Sr Yvonne Bland 5104/5204
6 Nurse Led Sr Barbara Wilkinson 5106/5206
16 Elderly Care Sr Judith Musgrave 5116/5216
17 Elderly Care Sr Janet Walker 5117/5217
SURGERY Day Unit/Wd 20 Sr Alison Wilson 5120/5135
OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY Delivery suite Sr Anne Gorman 5108/5208
Ward 10 Sr Marie Anderson 5110/5210
URGENT CARE BAH Urgent care . 111*
THEATRES Theatres Reception at BAGH 5620
OPHTHALMOLOGY OPD Heather Hebdon 5335
GENITO URINARY MEDICINE GUM Joanne Adlington 5700/5771

* - for Urgent care information, click here

Care Quality Commission

Public Transport

The hospital is situated on the A689. Please visit the travel line website to plan your journey.

Car Parking

There is car parking onsite for patients and visitors at BIshop Auckland Hospital. Please be advised that spaces can become limited at peak times and we ask you to conside car sharing or alternative modes of transport where possible. More information on car parking.

Car parking charges at Bishop Auckland Hospital are as follows:

0 - 2 hours: £2.50
2 - 3 hours: £3.00
3 - 24 hours: £4.00


Clinic Information

The staff who treated me were friendly and personable and very welcoming. The waiting area was clean and pleasant - as was the whole of the hospital.

Minor Injuries Unit Patient
December 2010
NHS Choices

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