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University Hospital of North Durham

Hospital - Accident & EmergencyHospital - Urgent Care Centre


A&E wait time

University Hospital of North Durham

Wait Time: 9 hrs 38 mins

Last Updated: Less than a minute ago

LIVE WAITING TIMES: Please do not come to our emergency department unless you have a life-threatening illness or injury. If you attend with a minor illness or injury,  you may face a long way or be redirected to a more appropriate service.

Please think pharmacy, GP and online - - first.


Busy EDs


When you arrive at our emergency department, you will be assessed to see how urgent your condition or injury is. This is so our teams can make sure they are seeing the patients with the most serious conditions first. We thank you for your understanding.

Where to find us

University Hospital Of North DurhamNorth RoadDurhamCounty DurhamDH1 5TWTel: 01913332333

DepartmentWardManagerTelephoneOther Numbers
Medicine1 Elderly CareSr Desiree Burdess01913332901 01913332055
Medicine2 Stroke unitMichelle Matthews0191333290201913332920
MedicineAMUYolande Appleton / Gillian Wade01913332903 01913332118
MedicineCoronary care unitKathryn Ellison01913332034 01913332740
Medicine5 Elderly medicine / DermatologyAlison Bottoms01913332905 01913332014
Medicine6 Respiratory CareHelen Bainbridge01913332906 01913332955
MedicineChemotherapy / Medical investigation unitElizabeth Gibson01913332653
Medicine11 CardiologyAllison Elliot01913332911
Medical14 GastroenterologyLouise Stephenson01913332914 01913332059
SurgerySurgical admissions unitLouise Chalmers01913336953
SurgeryDay surgery unit01913332124 01913332269
SurgeryEndoscopyHelen Graham0191333265501913332652
Plastics15 Elective Orthopaedics and PlasticsKaren Murphy01913332915
Orthopaedics and trauma12 Orthopaedic and Plastic SurgeryDonna Colledge0191333291201913332052
Obstetrics and gynaecology8 Maternity Labour ward0191333290801913332053
Obstetrics and gynaecology9 Women's Health UnitLyndsey Lawson01913332909 01913332234
Obstetrics and gynaecologyAntenatal and Gynaecology outpatientsSandra Bohill01913332937
PaediatricsTreetopsJanet Hughes01913332907
PaediatricsSpecial care baby unitAnn Bowes01913332121
Intensive therapy unit (ITU)Intensive therapy unitKay Stewart01913332019 01913332079
Emergency DepartmentClaire Beckwith 0191333213101913332135
Genito urinary medicineGUM Sexual HealthEmma Collinson01913332660
OutpatientsGeneral outpatientsChristina Dunkerley01913332380
OutpatientsOrthopaedic outpatientsAndrea Crampton01913332420
Radiology/XrayX-Ray Ground FloorJudith Allen - Radiology Services Manager01325 7430670191 3332469
Surgery16Suzanne Taylor01913332916

Care Quality Commission

'I am writing to congratulate you on your wonderful staff you have working for you at DMH.'

Patient, Catering / Porters / Domestics, Darlington Memorial Hospital