North Tyneside General Hospital

Ward Name / Number

Oncology Day Unit

Direct dial telephone number

0191 293 2751

Location of ward


The ward is signposted at the main entrance.

Type of ward

Oncology day unit

Ward visiting times

Patients are all day cases so there are no formal visiting times. Due to issues around space and safety it may be necessary for visitors to leave the treatment area.

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


Space is an issue so we may not be able to accommodate all relatives.

We do encourage a friend or relative to accompany patients for pre-assessment.

Lunch is provided at midday.

Are children welcome?

Children are discouraged from being in treatment areas but can wait in the small waiting room if supervised. 

Is there flexibility in visiting?

Yes but please note there is limited space available.

Are the numbers restricted?

Yes due to space

Protected meal times


Time of consultant rounds

Consultants will review patients but an appointment time will be given.

Mobile shop visiting times


Ward Manager’s name

Deborah Fearn / Sophie Atkinson

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

During opening hours: 8.30am - 5pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8.30am - 7pm Tuesday and Thursday