Westmorland General Hospital

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Our key services

Key treatments, specialisms and services offered at Westmorland General Hospital include:

  • 43 beds
  • Midwifery–led maternity services
  • Elective surgical services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Chemotherapy Unit
  • Primary Care Assessment Unit (PCAS) (operated by Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust)
  • GP led medical care (operated by Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust)
  • Renal dialysis unit (operated by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Westmorland General Hospital

How to find us

Address
Westmorland General Hospital
Burton Road
Kendal
Cumbria
LA9 7RG


Telephone
01539 732288

Email
trusthq@mbht.nhs.uk

 

Get Directions

Plan your route with Google maps

Bus

Please check with the local operator before travelling if you are unsure.

Buses to WGH:
41 - disabled access
41a - disabled access

Rail

Distance: 1 mile (approx - Oxenholme)
Time to walk: 20 minutes (Oxenholme)

Turn right as you come out of Oxenholme station. Then turn right at road junction.

Arriving by Road

From the M6: Leave at J36. Follow signs to A65 Endmoor. Turn left onto A65 Endmoor, travel for 6 miles - approaching Kendal Hospital entrance and car park on the right hand side

Hospital situated on Burton Road (heading out towards Crooklands), just near Kendal Asda.

Cyclists

There are cycle racks located outside the main entrance as well as the Blackhall and OPD entrances.

Car Parking

Up to 1 hour - £1.25
Up to 2 hours - £2.15
Up to 4 hours - £3.50
Up to 8 hours - £4.95
Up to 24 hours - £6.60
Weekly ticket - £7.60

Designated parking for people with blue badges exists in front of all the main entrances and close to the entrance and exit of the main pay and display car park. Drivers with blue badges utilising these spaces are not required to pay.

There are also limited 20 minute short stay parking spaces in front of entrances. Please note that the pay and display machines only take coins, not notes or debit/credit cards.

Whenever possible people attending the site for whatever reason are asked to consider and use public transport wherever possible.

Visiting times

For visiting times, please see the visiting times information leaflet.

On site facilities

WGH Catering

Westmorland Bite Opening Times (Situated on Level One):

Staff and visitor restaurant: Monday-Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm

Hot and cold snacks available all day.

Breakfast 8.30am - 11.30 / Lunch served 12 Noon - 3.00pm / Supper - closed

Vending area open 24 hours per day.

WRVS Shop

Open Monday-Friday from 10am to 12 Noon and 2-4pm selling a range of items from books, cards, confectionery and snacks to hot and cold drinks.

Newspaper Service

Visiting wards and departments daily selling newspapers, magazines, stamps, and confectionery.

WGH General Office

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30-4.45pm, Friday 8.30 - 16.00

General Office 01539 795233
For general enquiries, please contact the switchboard on 01539 732288.

Related documents

Hospital directory

A comprehensive directory of all the Trust’s services and departments.

Directory of services & departments

PatientRecords
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No smoking

UHMBT is a no smoking Trust.

Smoking is not permitted on any of the hospital sites.

Giving up smoking is the best thing you can do for your health.
You can contact your local NHS stop smoking services on:

01524 845145 for NHS North Lancashire

01900 324 222 for NHS Cumbria