Alert (Urgent)

Please note that Ward 8 will be closed from 06/03/2023 for a three month period.


North Tyneside General Hospital

Ward Name / Number

Ward 8

Location of ward

Upper floor and the nearest entrance is the main entrance 

Type of ward


Direct dial telephone number 0191 293 2559

Ward visiting times

Please note: Visiting is suspended unless the patient is in longer than 3 days.

Hourly slots are available between 13:00 - 16:00 & 18:00 - 19:00.

The ward has changed role for Winter pressures and two visitors can now book, the ward will revert some time in January.

Masks must be worn in clinical areas.

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

The ward is generally very busy, with theatres running Monday to Friday, morning and afternoon.

Are children welcome?

No children under 12

Is there flexibility in visiting?

See above

Are the numbers restricted?

See above

Protected meal times

12pm-1.30pm 4.30pm-6pm 

Time of consultant rounds

No set round times

Ward Manager’s name

Andrew Malby

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

Between 11am and 3.30pm

Ward Perfomance