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The Grange University Hospital

The Grange University Hospital
Caerleon Road
NP44 8YN
Tel: 01633 493100

Our new Specialist and Critical Care Centre provides a centre of excellence in Gwent to treat our most seriously ill patients, or those with significant injuries, and is the designated trauma unit for Gwent. The hospital has 560 beds (including trollies and cots) and features a 24-hour Acute Assessment Unit, Emergency Department and Helicopter Pad.  It provides a 24/7 Emergency Service for patients that need specialist and critical care.

The hospital opened ahead of schedule on 17th November 2020 to help us respond to winter season pressures and the second wave of Covid-19.

The Grange University Hospital provides care for people who are seriously ill or have complex problems or conditions that cannot be safely managed at one of our Local General Hospitals. The following services are available at The Grange University Hospital:

  • Emergency admissions for major illnesses and injuries and those in need of resuscitation
  • Emergency Surgery and Trauma care
  • Major and Co-morbidity (more than one serious condition) Surgery
  • Emergency Assessment Unit
  • Critical Care
  • Acute Cardiac Unit
  • Cardiology Inpatients
  • Hyper Acute Stroke
  • Acute Medicine
  • Obstetric inpatients and high-risk births
  • Children’s Assessment Unit
  • Neonatal Intensive Care and Special Care Baby Unit
  • Paediatric inpatients
  • Paediatric inpatient surgery
  • Diagnostics
  • Emergency Endoscopy
  • Therapies Services
  • Haematology inpatient beds


Getting you the right care
If your health deteriorates whilst you are being treated at one of our Local General Hospitals and you need access to the specialists or critical care provided at The Grange University Hospital, we will transfer you there via our dedicated patient transport service.


The following services are available at The Grange University Hospital:

  • Diagnostics
  • Paediatric Cardiology
  • Acute Cardiology
  • Angiogram
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
  • Pacing
  • Diagnostics (Through MIUs in the future for children over one year of age)
  • Paediatric Assessment Unit
  • Inpatient Paediatrics
  • Special Care Baby Unit
  • Neonatal Care
  • 24/7 Children's Assessment Unit and Emergency Paediatric Assessment
  • Child Protection / Section 47 Medicals
  • Allergy Testing
  • Radiological Procedures requiring preparation eg Catheter insertion
  • Higher risk surgery that cannot be undertaken in enhanced Local General Hospital Day Case Units
  • Critical Care Unit
  • Unit for Elective and Emergency Admissions
  • Specialist In-Reach
  • X-Rays
  • CT Scans
  • MRI Scans
  • Ultrasound
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Complex Surgery
  • 24/7 Emergency Surgery
  • Complex Head and Neck Surgery
  • Routine Surgery and Procedures
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Complex Surgery
  • 24/7 Emergency Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Ward
  • Endoscopy Services
  • Elective Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP)
  • Oesophageal Stents
  • Complex Surgery
  • 24/7 Emergency Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit
  • Gynaecology Emergency Assessment Unit
  • Emergency Gynaecology Surgery
  • Complex Gynaecology Services
  • Laproscopic Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Inpatient Antenatal cover
  • Antenatal Assessment / Monitoring


  • Consultant Led
  • Midwife Led
  • Delivery Suite
  • Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit
  • Birthing Pool
  • Antenatal and Fetal Medicine
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Intensive Therapy Unit
  • Adult Crisis Liaison Service
  • Older Adult Liaison Service
  • Learning Disabilities Liaison Service
  • Consultant In-Reach to In-Patients and urgent advice / review
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Complex Surgery
  • 24/7 Emergency Surgery
  • Haematology
  • Biochemistry
  • Coagulation
  • Transfusion
  • Special Chemistry Immunology
  • Specialist In-Patient Ward
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) Bay
  • Pleural Bed
  • Thoracoscopy Procedures
  • TIA (Transient Ischaemic Attack) Clinics
  • High Acuity Stroke Unit
  • Diagnostics
  • 24/7 Trauma Unit
  • Emergency Surgery
  • Major Trauma
  • Consultant led Emergency Department (A&E)
  • Medical Assessment Unit (including short stay ward) - Acute MAU
  • Diagnostics
  • Emergency Surgery
  • Emergency Urology
  • 24/7 Emergency Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Caerleon Road
NP44 8YN

The Grange University Hospital is close to the Police Headquarters in Cwmbran, just off the A4042 between Newport and Abergavenny. 

By Car: Please view Google Maps  for directions.

By Bus / Train: View the Torfaen County Borough website for information regarding bus timetables and journey planners.

Traveline Cymru –  My Health Journey planner
A really useful travel planner that helps you plan your journey to our hospitals

Please note:  As timetables are subject to change during Covid it is advisable to check Traveline Cymru’s Covid update page  

  • Over 900 car parking spaces
  • Ample disabled spaces
  • 18 electric charging points
  • Undercover storage for around 100 bikes


The restaurant facility is located on Level 1 and accommodates 148 seats. This facility is entirely communal to both staff and visitors.

The restaurant will be open between the core hours of 07.30 hrs and 20.00 hrs and will provide a wide range of options, each day, also catering for cultural, religious and ethical diets.

Coffee Shop

A 35 cover coffee shop facility is planned for the ground floor entrance and will be available to staff and visitors. There are also vending machines located on the ground floor.