Car parking

There’s a free car park located in front of the main entrance. There are also 2 spaces for disabled drivers. 


Drinking water

There’s water fountain in the corridor next to the Nurse Led Treatment Centre (NLTC).

Baby changing facilities

There are unisex toilets with baby changing facilities.

Play areas

There are toys available in the waiting area by the NLTC. 


Free wifi is available. To connect, choose NHS Wi-Fi in your network settings.


If you’re visiting the Day Unit, there is a shared freeview TV for patients.


Alston Community Hospital is a smoke free site. This means there’s no smoking allowed anywhere on the property. This includes outside entrances and in our car parks and grounds. The smoking ban applies to everyone.

You can also use e-cigarettes and vapes outside the hospital, if you stand 10 metres away from the building.

If you’d like help to quit smoking, support is available. Visit to find out more.