North Tyneside General Hospital 

Ward Name / Number

Memory Clinic and Early Onset Dementia Service 

Direct dial telephone number

Memory Clinic 0191 2932542 / Early Onset Dementia Service 0191 293 4010

Location of ward

Next to ward 21 MHSOP at the rear of the hospital 

Type of ward

Mental health services for older people 

Ward visiting times

10am - 8pm. If you can, please book before visiting by contacting the ward.

Are children welcome?


Is there flexibility in visiting?

See above

Are the numbers restricted?


Protected meal times

12noon-1pm and 5pm-6pm. 

Ward Manager’s name

John Rutherford

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