Blyth Community Hospital

Ward Name / Number

Blyth ward, Blyth Community Hospital

Direct dial telephone number

01670 396444

Location of ward


Ground floor, near dining room.

Type of ward

Provides orthopaedics, elderly care and palliative care

Ward visiting times

Between 10am and 7pm

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


Patients are encouraged to wear sensible footwear and day clothes. Relatives should bring in toiletries and should be aware that the patient’s laundry is to be done by them.

A hairdresser comes to the ward twice a week- all day on a Monday and on a Wednesday afternoon. There is a small charge for this service.

Relatives should let the nursing know if they want to be involved in aspects of the patient’s care such as their personal hygiene or at mealtimes.

Are children welcome?

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

Is there flexibility in visiting?


Are the numbers restricted?

one nominated visitor per patient

Protected meal times

12.30-1.30pm and 5pm - 6pm and relatives are welcome to help the patient with their meal.

Time of consultant rounds

Tuesday 9am - 1pm.

Ward Manager’s name

Suzanne Burbidge

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

After 11am

Ward Perfomance