Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital

Ward Name / Number

Ward 16

Direct dial telephone number

0191 607 2016

Location of ward

First floor

Type of ward

Postnatal care

Ward visiting times

There is open visiting for birthing partners who can also stay overnight on the ward. For other visitors, 1-hour slots available between 1pm and 7pm.

Are children welcome?

No under 16s unless they are the siblings of the baby.

Are the numbers restricted?

2 maximum. There is only to be one birthing partner on the postnatal ward.

Protected meal times

1pm-2pm and 5.30pm-6.30pm.

Ward Manager’s name

Cat Abbott-Sharp