Hexham General Hospital

Ward Name / Number

Oncology Day Unit

Direct dial telephone number

01434 655078

Location of ward

First floor, in Ward 3.

Type of ward

Oncology Day Unit

Type of ward

As it is a day unit there are no visiting times.

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

Patient will be told what they should come to their appointment to the unit in their appointment letter or by telephone call.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be offered and there is a water cooler on the unit. If treatment is taking place over lunchtime, soup and a hot pudding will be provided.

Patients will be given their next appointment before they leave the unit.

Single rooms are available for the privacy of the patient.

Are children welcome?

Please talk to ward staff to make arrangements.

Protected meal times

As it is a day unit there are no protected meal times.

Time of consultant rounds

N/A - nurse-led unit

Ward Manager’s name

Marie Edmonds

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

During opening hours 8.30am - 5pm.