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

Special visiting arrangements are in place for elective orthopaedic wards. Please discuss with the admitting team.

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