Location

North Tyneside General Hospital

Ward Name / Number

Ward 12

Direct dial telephone number

0191 293 4123

Location of ward

Ground floor, you may wish to use the western entrance to the hospital.

Type of ward

Acute elderly medicine

Ward visiting times

10am - 6pm. If you can, please book before visiting by contacting the ward.

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

Patients will be seen by medical staff from 9am with consultants rounds as below. Breakfast is around 8am with other mealtimes as stated below.

Are children welcome?

Children under the age of 12 are not allowed on this ward.

Is there flexibility in visiting?

In certain circumstances.

Are the numbers restricted?

2 visitors per bay.

 

Protected meal times

12noon-1pm 5pm-6pm Relatives are welcome to help the patient with their meal.

Time of consultant rounds

Monday afternoon Tuesday, Thursday and Friday morning

Mobile shop visiting times

Variable

Ward Manager’s name

Clare Hall

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

Ideally after 10am and it would be helpful if family members shared information between themselves to reduce the volume of calls to the ward