Leighton Hospital, Mid Cheshire NHS Foundation Trust


Leighton Hospital, Middlewich Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 4QJ

Ward 17 – Children’s Inpatient Ward direct number is 01270 612073

Hospital Information

The Child and Adolescent Unit (CAU) is comprised of two wards. Ward 16 is an outpatient ward, and Ward 17 is an inpatient ward.

For more information, please visit the trust website: https://www.mcht.nhs.uk/our-services/childrens-services/child-and-adolescent-unit

Ward 16 – One resident parent/guardian can swap freely with an alternative parent/carer to be with their child.

Ward 17 – One resident parent/guardian resident at all times. A second parent/carer can be resident between 10am and 7pm. Two visitors (including siblings) are permitted to visit between 3.30 and 4.30pm on weekdays, 10.30-11.30am and 3.30-4.30pm on weekends.


Travel Information

Travelling by car
If you are travelling from the south, leave the M6 at junction 16 and follow the well signposted route to Crewe and Leighton Hospital.

If you are traveling from the north leave the M6 at Junction 18 and follow signs for Middlewich. Take the A530 out of Middlewich and follow signs for Crewe and Leighton Hospital.

Visitors travelling by public transport
Crewe station is the nearest mainline railway station. The hospital is a short taxi journey from the station. Alternatively, a local bus service runs from the station to the hospital.

Ward Facilities
Facilities on Site

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