Blyth Ward

Blyth Community Hospital
Ward Name / Number
Blyth ward, Blyth Community Hospital
Direct dial telephone number
01670 396444
Location of ward

Ground floor, near dining room.

Type of ward
Provides orthopaedics, elderly care and palliative care
Ward visiting times
2pm-3pm and 6:30pm-7:30pm. If you wish to visit a patient in receipt of palliative/ end of life care you may continue to visit as normal but are urged to contact the ward before you travel.
What patients may need to know about the daily routine on the ward

Patients are encouraged to wear sensible footwear and day clothes. Relatives should bring in toiletries and should be aware that the patient’s laundry is to be done by them.

A hairdresser comes to the ward twice a week- all day on a Monday and on a Wednesday afternoon. There is a small charge for this service.

Relatives should let the nursing know if they want to be involved in aspects of the patient’s care such as their personal hygiene or at mealtimes.

Are children welcome?
Is there flexibility in visiting?
See nurse in charge if out of hours visiting required.
Are the numbers restricted?
2 visitors per bed
Protected meal times
12.30-1.30pm and 5pm - 6pm and relatives are welcome to help the patient with their meal.
Time of consultant rounds
Tuesday 9am - 1pm.
Ward Manager’s name
Suzanne Burbidge
When is the best time for relatives to contact the ward to check on patient?
After 11am
Ward Perfomance