Alnwick Infirmary

Ward Name / Number

Ward one

Direct dial telephone number

01665 626769

Location of ward

Ground floor, next to Oncology Day Unit

Type of ward

Stroke / Orthopaedic rehabilitation with palliative care

Ward visiting times

Visiting temporarily suspended

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

There are nurse practitioners on the ward and a consultant, Dr. James Morton, attends the ward each Tuesday and Thursday.

Are children welcome?

Yes. However there is no (visiting) by children under 12

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

Ward Perfomance