Our hospitals and other healthcare premises

Local Hospitals

There are three hospitals run by NHS Western Isles. The largest is the Western Isles Hospital, a Rural General Hospital located in Stornoway.

map-magnifyWestern Isles Hospital
MacAulay Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
HS1 2AF
Tel: 01851 704704

Western Isles Hospital was opened in 1992 with a range of hospital acute specialities and psychiatry. The hospital also includes diagnostic facilities, day hospital, laboratory, Allied Health Professionals and other services.


map-magnifyOspadal Uibhist agus Bharraigh
Isle of Benbecula
HS7 5QA
Tel: 01870 603600

Ospadal Uibhist agus Bharraigh (Uist and Barra Hospital) is located in Benbecula, and was opened in 2001. It provides a local service for the population of the Southern Isles. The hospital has 29 beds, and provides care of the elderly, GP Acute and Midwifery led maternity services. Many of the Consultants from the Western Isles Hospital, and some from mainland Health Boards, visit the Uist and Barra Hospital to provide outpatient services.


map-magnifySt Brendan's Hospital
Castlebay
Isle of Barra
HS9 5XB
Tel: 01871 812021

St Brendan's Hospital, with 5 beds, is located in Castlebay on the Isle of Barra and is in a shared building with a local authority care home facility. It is supported by the local GP Practice to provide care of the elderly and other services.

Other hospitals and services

NHS Western Isles commissions services from other NHS Boards, for example Ear Nose & Throat (ENT) Surgery, Dermatology, Respiratory Medicine, Child Psychiatry, Rheumatology, specialised Paediatrics, Ophthalmology, Oral Surgery, Neurology, Oncology and Urology.

Where NHS Western Isles can safely provide the care and treatment you need, you will remain in the Western Isles for your care. However, you may also be sent for an appointment to another hospital. Some of the hospitals that Western Isles patients are most commonly referred to are:

map-magnifyRaigmore Hospital
Old Perth Road
Inverness
IV2 3UJ
01463 704000


map-magnifyGolden Jubilee National Hospital
Agamemnon Street
Clydebank
G81 4DY
Tel: 0141 9515000


map-magnifyGlasgow Royal Infirmary
84 Castle Street
Glasgow
G4 0SF
Tel: 0141 211 4000


map-magnifySouthern General Hospital
1345 Govan Road
Glasgow
G51 4TF
Tel: 0141 201 1100


map-magnifyEdinburgh Royal Infirmary
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
51 Little France Crescent
EDINBURGH
EH16 4SA
Tel: 0131 536 1000


map-magnifyRoyal Hospital for Sick Children
Royal Hospital for Sick Children
9 Sciennes Road
EDINBURGH
EH9 1LF
Tel: 0131 536 0000


Board Headquarters

map-magnifyHealth Board Offices
37 South Beach
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
HS1 2BB
Tel: 01851 702997

The Health Board Offices in Stornoway are the Health Board Headquarters. Staff based at the Health Board Offices include the Board's Executive Directors and Chairman, Patient Travel staff (and the Lewis Patient Travel Office), Finance staff, the Clinical Governance Department, Public Health staff, and Corporate Service staff.

The Health Board Offices are open, Monday to Friday, from 8.45am until 5pm (closed between 1pm and 2pm).


Stornoway Health Centre

map-magnifyHealth Centre
Springfield Road
Stornoway
HS1 2PS
01851 703145

A number of our staff are based at Stornoway Health Centre, including Community Nurses, Health Visitors and District Nurses, Well North staff, Primary Care staff, Community Psychiatric Nurses, Learning Disabilities Collaborative Programme staff and Health Promotion staff.


Balivanich Community Clinic

map-magnifyBalivanich Community Clinic
Balivanich
Isle of Benbecula
HS7 5LA
Tel: 01870 602266

Some of our community nurses and midwives are based at Balivanich Clinic.


Winfield Way Offices

map-magnify25 Winfield Way
Balivanich
Benbecula
HS7 5LH
Tel: 01870 603241

Based at 25 Winfield Way are Speech and Language Therapy staff, MacMillan Nurses and a Stroke Liaison Nurse.


map-magnify42 Winfield Way
Balivanich
Benbecula
HS7 5LH
Tel: 01870 602588

The local Health Promotion Department is based at 42 Winfield Way.


map-magnify46 Winfield Way
Balivanich
Benbecula
HS7 5LH
Tel: 01870 602918

Clinical Psychiatric Nurses are based at 46 Winfield Way, as well as the Substance Misuse Coordinator.


GP/Medical Practices

Some of our staff are based at local GP/Medical Practices. There are nine different GP Practices in the Western Isles, and 14 sites across the Western Isles. See the 'Contact Us' section for contact details of the local GP Practices.

For information on how to register with your local GP, click here.

Dental Premises

map-magnifyWestern Isles Dental Centre
MacAulay Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
HS1 2BB
Tel: 01851 707500

Our main Dental Centre is Western Isles Dental Centre in Stornoway. Western Isles Dental Centre was opened in December 2010. General practitioner surgeries and patient areas are located on the ground floor with training facilities and staff areas located on the first floor.


Harris Dental Clinic
North Harris Health Hub
Tarbert
Isle of Harris
HS3 3BG
Tel. 01859 504100.


map-magnifyLiniclate Dental Clinic
Liniclate School
Isle of Benbecula
Tel: 01870 602178


map-magnifyLochmaddy Dental Clinic
Lochmaddy Polyclinic
North Uist
Tel: 01876 500242


map-magnifyDental Clinic
St Brendan's Hospital
Castlebay
Isle of Barra
Tel: 01871 810400


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