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Oncology Day Unit

Hexham General Hospital
Ward Name / Number
Oncology Day Unit
Direct dial telephone number
0143 465 5078
Location of ward

Ground floor, to the left of urgent care.

Type of ward
Oncology Day Unit
Ward visiting times
As it is a day unit there are no visiting times.
What patients may need to know about the daily routine on the ward

Patients will be told what time they should come to the unit in their appointment letter.
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be offered and there is a water cooler on the unit. If treatment is taking place over lunchtime, soup and a hot pudding will be provided.
Patients will be given their next appointment before they leave the unit.
Single rooms are available for the privacy of the patient.

Are children welcome?
Please talk to ward staff to make arrangements.
Protected meal times
As it is a day unit there are no protected meal times.
Time of consultant rounds
N/A - Nurse led unit
Mobile shop visiting times
Throughout the morning.
Ward Manager’s name
Fiona Holdsworth
When is the best time for relatives to contact the ward to check on patient?
During opening hours 8.30am - 5pm.