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Centres and units on the hospital site

The John Radcliffe site contains a number of buildings. The main ones are listed below. Please check carefully where you need to go so that you can choose the closest car park or bus stop.

Children's Hospital and West Wing (including the Oxford Eye Hospital)

Children's Hospital and West Wing
Headley Way
Oxford OX3 9DU

Tel: 0300 304 7777

Children's Hospital

The Children's Hospital, which opened in 2007, is located at the foot of the hill, by the main site entrance from Headley Way.

Children's Services

West Wing (including the Oxford Eye Hospital)

The West Wing shares an atrium with the Children's Hospital but has its own lifts near the reception desk.

It provides purpose-built accommodation for adult services, including neurosciences, Oxford Eye Hospital and University of Oxford facilities.

For further information on services provided at the West Wing, please use the following links:

Oxford Heart Centre

The Oxford Heart Centre is located half way up the hill next to the Emergency Department (A&E).

Cardiothoracic Services

John Radcliffe Hospital

John Radcliffe Hospital
Headley Way
Oxford OX3 9DU

Tel: 0300 304 7777

The main hospital on the John Radcliffe site is linked to the Children's Hospital and the Oxford Heart Centre on Level 2 and includes the Emergency Department (A&E) and most adult services.

Departments and services

John Radcliffe Hospital Main Theatres is a regional centre for the provision of trauma, vascular and spinal surgery for adults and children,and provides expertise in emergency surgery including:

  • upper and lower GI
  • gynaecology
  • urology
  • spinal
  • trauma
  • cardiothoracic
  • vascular.

We also provide a respiratory interventional service.

A Theatre Direct Admissions unit is used extensively for the direct admission of patients for surgery in various specialties.

Women's Centre

The Women's Centre
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford OX3 9DU

  • Gynaecology: 01865 221626
  • Maternity Assessment Unit: 01865 220221
  • Maternity Admin Office: 01865 221651
  • Ultrasound: 01865 221714 / 5
  • Level 5 Women's Centre: 01865 221880
  • Level 6 Women's Centre: 01865 221721 / 2
  • Level 7 Women's Centre: 01865 221665

This is a separate building for maternity, gynaecology and neonatal services located at the top of the hill.

Oxford Critical Care Centre

The Critical Care Centre, opened in April 2022, provides a modern bespoke critical care unit on the John Radcliffe Hospital site.

It features 48 beds across three floors, and the Oxford Hospitals Education Centre (OxHEC) on Level 5.

Directions to Oxford Hospitals Education Centre (OxHEC)

Enter the main JR Hospital via the Level 2 main entrance and continue up the main corridor until you reach the League of Friends Café. From there take the stairs down to Level 1. Follow signs to Oxford Critical Care.

Entry is via the Level 1 ICU corridor or Trauma Outpatients corridor at the JR. Please press the button marked OxHEC for access to Level 5.

Oxford Blood Donor Centre

Oxford Blood Donor Centre
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford OX3 9DU

Tel: 0300 123 23 23

Next to the Level 2 main entrance, close to M&S, with dedicated donor parking nearby.

Oxford Blood Donor Centre - NHS Blood and Transplant

Last reviewed:08 August 2023