South Tyneside District Hospital provides healthcare services for South Shields, Jarrow, Hebburn, Boldon, Cleadon and Whitburn areas of South Tyneside. Services at South Tyneside District Hospital include accident and emergency, medical and surgical wards, radiology, maternity, orthopaedics, intensive care, anaesthetics, physiotherapy, pharmacy and care of the elderly. Their website is here: South Tyneside Hospital (opens in a new window).
Annie's Guest House is a popular choice of accommodation for visitors, temporary staff and examination candidates visiting South Tyneside District Hospital, Harton Lane, South Shields, NE34 0PL.
We have welcomed 1,000's of guests who were working or visiting friends/relatives at South Tyneside Hospital. We constantly supply short term and long term rooms to several locum agencies for temporary staff placements at the hospital. You can read some of their feedback about us here...
Our accommodation is located two miles from the main hospital site on Harton Lane, South Shields, NE33 0PL. This is approximately an eight minutes drive or ten minute journey using public transport. If you prefer, there are numerous local taxi firms who can transport you door-to-door for a few pounds.
You can see our location on the map on the right. A = Annie's Guest House, B = South Tyneside District Hospital. Journey time by car or bus is less than ten minutes.
Parking is free and unrestricted outside our South Shields B&B although the car parking facilities at South Tyneside District Hospital are charged for at the following rates: Up to 1 hour - £1.20; up to 24 hours - £3.60; weekly pass - £8.50 (correct Summer 2015). There is no charge for registered disabled "Blue Badge" holders.
If you plan to travel to South Tyneside District Hospital by public transport then this is easily possible. One option is via Tyne and Wear Metro. The closest Metro (train) station to South Tyneside Hospital is Tyne Dock. A one-way ticket costs £1.80, a return/all day ticket costs £2.70 (prices correct Janaury 2015).
You can see the proximity of the Metro Station to the hospital in the image below...
Travelling to/from our B&B accommodation to the hospital using local bus services will have a shorter journey time that via the Metro. There are several local bus routes to choose from, we recommend using bus service #88 which can be boarded at the bottom of our street (on Westoe Road) and will take you to South Tyneside District Hospital entrance in seven minutes. The route map for the #88 bus service is shown here...
South Shields is on the right of the map. If you're staying with us you will board the bus at South Shields Town Hall then disembark nine stops further along at South Tyneside District Hospital.
The timetable for this bus route (updated 4th September 2016) can be previewed below. A link to download a high-quality copy is beneath the preview. Journey time by bus is seven minutes from South Shields town hall which is at the bottom of our street.
If you will be working at the hospital for a few days/weeks then you may want to buy a pre-paid ticket/pass. More information about weekly/monthly bus tickets and fares can be found here. (Updated May 2013). A high-quality download link is beneath the preview below...
The following image shows the bus stops in relation to the main Harton Lane hospital site...
A comprehensive guide to all South Tyneside Hospital buses can be seen here...
To assist you in choosing the right bus stop/car park for the hospital department you require we have also included this hospital site map...
To download a copy of the main hospital site plan click here: South Tyneside Hospital Site Map (opens in a new window).
The main hospital site comprises: Accident & Emergency; Ashfield Nursery; Bede Wing; Block 17 - Staff Health, Biomechanics; Centre for the Care of the Elderly - wards 18, 19 and 20; Child & Family Psychiatry; Doctor's Residence; Education Centre; Edythe Brown House; Elderly Day Hospitals - Moorlands, Brinkburn; Harton Wing; Ingham Wing - main ward block, wards 1-12; ITU, HSDU, main theatres; Maternity Block; Medical Physics; Mortuary - access via Ingham Wing; MRI Unit; Outpatients; Parkdale - wheelchair services; Pathology; Radiology Department; Staff residence - nurses home; The Leas and the Training and Development Centre.
As you can see from the map above if using the recommended bus route #88 stop on Harton Lane (lower right on map) the main entrance to the hospital is straight ahead.
Other South Tyneside Hospital sites can be seen on the are map below...
To download a copy of the above site map click here: South Tyneside Hospital Sites Map (opens in a new window).
The above map shows all the South Tyneside Hospital sites, these are...
(Numbers in yellow)
1) South Tyneside District Hospital main site, Harton Lane, South Shields, NE34 OPL.
2) Primrose Hill Hospital and St Clare's Hospice, Primrose Terrace, Jarrow, NE32 5HA.
3) Monkton Hall Hospital, Monkton Lane, Jarrow, NE32 5NN.
4) Palmer Community Hospital, Wear Street, Jarrow, NE32 3UX.
5) Former Hebburn Hospital site, Hospital Drive, Hebburn, South Tyneside NE31 2TH.
(Numbers in blue)
1) Flagg Court Health Centre, Dale Street, South Shields, NE33 2LX (a two minute walk from our accommodation).
2) Stanhope Parade Health Centre, Gordon Street, South Shields, NE33 4JP.
3) Marsden Road Health Centre, Cleadon Park Primary Care Centre, Prince Edward Road, South Shields, NE34 7QD.
4) Boldon Lane Clinic, Boldon Lane, South Shields, NE34 0NB.
5) Boker Lane Clinic, East Boldon, NE36 0RY.
6) Glasgow Road Clinic, Jarrow, NE32 4AU.
7) Hebburn Health Centre, Campbell Park Road, Hebburn, NE31 2SP.
All are within easy reach of our accommodation by both car (via either the A1018 or the A194) and public transport. Public transport information to the other South Tyneside hospital sites may be seen in this guide...
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