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University Hospital Crosshouse

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University Hospital Crosshouse is situated two miles from Kilmarnock town centre. It is a large district general hospital providing a wide range of services, including paediatric inpatient services. It is also home to the national Cochlear Implant Service. It is the main Accident and Emergency Centre for East and North Ayrshire.

The UNICEF-accredited Ayrshire Maternity Unit is also based at University Hospital Crosshouse.

Visiting times


  • In most wards, visiting times are from 2pm to 8pm. You can drop-in anytime during this. However, please check with the ward staff. 
  • For Ayrshire Maternity Unit visiting times, click here

How to get to University Hospital Crosshouse

Cycle parking

Bicycle and moped cycle parking stands are available at University Hospital Crosshouse next to the Physiotherapy corridor entrance. Cycle users must provide their own cycle locks to secure their cycles.

Car parking

Car parking spaces are available, including disabled car parking. There is a drop-off area at the main entrance, but then please park in a designated space.

The hospital now has designated short and long stay parking areas. You can park in the short stay areas for a maximum of three hours and the long stay areas have no time limit. 

Disabled drivers' car parking

Disabled parking facilities are close to the hospital entrance. The main disabled car park is situated to the right of the main driveway opposite the entrance to the Physiotherapy Department. Diasbled parking bays are exempt from the parking time limits.

There are signs directing you to this facility as you approach the hospital. Before you leave the hospital, please take your blue badge to the Welcome Desk, where you will be given the code to allow you to leave the car park.


Address : Kilmarnock Road
 01563 521133
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