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

Between 10am and 7pm for two nominated people for one hour which must be pre-booked

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?

Yes, at relatives discretion.

Is there flexibility in visiting?

In certain circumstances.

Are the numbers restricted?

1 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


Ward Manager’s name

Sian Usher

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

Ward Perfomance