University Hospital Crosshouse

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 and has the Emergency Department (ED) for East and North Ayrshire.


Kilmarnock Road

Contact Details

01563 521133


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 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.

Bicycle 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.

Parking Map

Visiting Times

Monday: 2pm - 8pm
Tuesday: 2pm - 8pm
Wednesday: 2pm - 8pm
Thursday: 2pm - 8pm
Friday: 2pm - 8pm
Saturday: 2pm - 8pm
Sunday: 2pm - 8pm

In most wards, visiting times are from 2pm to 8pm. However, there may be times when you will be asked to leave the ward. These include: when staff need to provide personal care; when staff need to treat or speak to patients in private; if patients need to leave the ward for tests; or if visitors’ behaviour disrupts other patients or staff. Please check with the ward before making planning your visit.

Additional information

Colour coded map of University Hospital Crosshouse

Welcome Board in the main foyer of University Hospital Crosshouse

The UNICEF-accredited Ayrshire Maternity Unit is also based at University Hospital Crosshouse. Telephone 01563 521133

Smoke Free Grounds

The days of smoking on NHS grounds have drawn to a close. All our hospital premises and grounds are now smoke-free. Visit our Smoke Free policy page for more information.

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