Alnwick Infirmary

Ward Name / Number

Ward 1

Direct dial telephone number

01665 626769

Location of ward

Ground floor, next to Oncology Day Unit

Type of ward

Orthopaedic rehabilitation and palliative care

Ward visiting times

10am - 8pm. If you can, please book before visiting by contacting the ward.

What patients may need to know about the daily routine on the ward

Two nurse practitioners cover the ward Monday to Friday, and a consultant, Dr. James Morton, attends two days per week.

Are children welcome?

Yes. If you would like children under 10 to visit, please talk to the ward manager / nurse in charge.

Is there flexibility in visiting?

Visiting is flexible for very poorly patients.

Are the numbers restricted?

2 visitors per bed.

Protected meal times

We have protected mealtimes between 12noon- 1pm and 5pm - 6pm but relatives are welcome to stay if they are helping with the patient’s meal.

Time of consultant rounds

Tuesday and Thursday

Ward Manager’s name

Julie Hunter

When is the best time for relatives to contact the ward to check on patient?

After 10:30am