Spire Washington Hospital

Spire Washington Hospital offers high levels of medical treatment and personal care with a wide range of treatments available from diagnostic imaging to major surgery. Situated in a quiet residential area the hosptial has extensive grounds which create a relaxing atmosphere for both patients and visitors alike. The hosptial is within easy reach of the A1(M), close to Durham, Newcastle and Sunderland.

Picktree Lane,
NE38 9JZ

Hospital reception: 0191 415 1272

Private contact details

Self-pay treatment enquiries
0191 418 8687

PMI treatment enquiries
0191 418 8636

NHS treatment enquiries
0191 418 8669

Scans and diagnostics
0191 418 8629

Physiotherapy and sports injuries
0191 418 8624

Invoice and payment queries
0845 600 5246

Marketing and press queries
0191 418 8661

Hospital director: Shelagh Alderson

Head of Clinical Services: Andrew Johnson 

How to get here

From A1(M) junction 63, signposted to Chester-le-Street

At the roundabout take the Picktree exit. Go through Picktree for approximately one mile. The hospital is on the right.

By bus

Please check your journey by calling Traveline on 0871 2002233 or online at

By train

The hospital is approximately 20 minutes by taxi from Durham station and 20 minutes from Newcastle station. Both are on regular Intercity routes.

By air

The hospital is approximately 25 minutes by taxi from Newcastle Airport and approximately 40 minutes drive from Teesside Airport.

If you need further help to find the hospital, call us on 0191 415 1272


We offer our patients on-site parking free of charge.