Ards Community Hospital

Ards Hospital

Ards Community Hospital provides a comprehensive range of health, primary and social care services, including a  X-ray Department, GP Wards, Outpatients Department and GP Out of Hours.

The Minor Injury Unit at Ards Hospital is now permanently closed.

A map of the Ards Hospital site.

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  • Getting there

    By Bus
    Newtownards Bus Station is approximately 0.5 miles from Ards Community Hospital. This station is easily accessible and services several destinations including Belfast, Comber, Bangor, Donaghadee, Balywalter, Portavogie and Portaferry. There is also a bus stop located at the front entrance of the hospital. This is serviced by buses heading to and from Belfast. For more information please contact Translink: (028) 9066 6630 or consult their Journey Planner at www.translink.co.uk

    By Car
    The hospital is clearly signposted and can be easily accessed via the town centre from Church Street. It can also be accessed near the Kempe Stones Road roundabout and Frederick Street roundabout.

  • GP Out of Hours

    The North Down and Ards GP Out of Hours Service (NDADOC) is located at the front of the Ards Hospital site. It operates overnight from 6.00pm to 8.30am during the week, and all day Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays. The service is accessed by telephone (see below).

    Patients should contact their own GP Surgery to arrange an appointment during normal working hours.

    GP Out of Hours is for urgent care where patients cannot wait until their registered surgery is open. The service is accessed by telephone.

    This is available from 6.00pm to 8.30am in North Down and Ards, and from 6.00pm to 8:00am in Lagan Valley and Downpatrick during weekdays,and all day during weekends and bank holidays.

    GP out of Hours Service is for urgent primary care and provides a limited variety of services which may vary in different areas. We recommend you phone ahead to find out if the services you require are available at your local Out of Hours centre.

    An answerphone message will give you the contact details for your local out-of-hours service when your local GP surgery is closed.

    Tel: (028) 9182 2344

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Ards Community Hospital

Church St
Newtownards
BT23 4AS

Call us(028) 9181 2661

GP Out of Hours

Church St
Newtownards
BT23 4AS

Call us(028) 9182 2344