North Tyneside General Hospital

Ward Name / Number

Medical Day Case Unit (Ward 18)

Direct dial telephone number

0191 293 4227 

Location of ward


The ward is on the first floor. It can be accessed either by using the stairs one of our lifts.

Type of ward


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


Patients attend this nurse-led unit for a range of programmed activities such as intravenous therapies, transfusions, and clinical investigations. Referrals come from various specialties within the trust and specialist nurses also attend the unit to see patients and carry out procedures.

Staff nurses are available Tuesday – Friday, 8am- 4pm and the ward clerk is available to talk to regarding appointments Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm.

Are children welcome?


Is there flexibility in visiting?


Are the numbers restricted?

2 maximum

Ward Manager’s name

Nicola Simpson

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

Anytime during the opening hours of Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm