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Ward 2

Hexham General Hospital
Ward Name / Number
Ward Two
Direct dial telephone number
01434 655450
Location of ward

On the first floor. Go up the main stairs, turn right then left.
Or enter the main lift and turn left then left - the ward is second on the right and is well sign posted.

Type of ward
General medicine
Ward visiting times
Between 10am and 7pm - one nominated person and must be pre-booked, with evidence of a negative lateral flow test on arrival
Are children welcome?
No under 12s
Is there flexibility in visiting?
There is flexibility for relatives of patients who are seriously ill or receiving palliative care, also for relatives travelling long distances to visit. Please speak to senior ward nursing staff to make arrangements.
Are the numbers restricted?
One nominated visitor per patient
Protected meal times
12pm - 1pm 5pm - 6pm Relatives are welcome to help the patient with their meal.
Time of consultant rounds
New patients will be reviewed by a consultant.
Mobile shop visiting times
Daily 10am Monday - Friday
Ward Manager’s name
Anne Bowman
When is the best time for relatives to contact the ward to check on patient?
After 10am. Avoiding meal times (unless helping the patient) and medication rounds would be appreciated.Medication rounds are 8am, 12pm, 6pm & 10pm, each taking at least one hour.
Ward Perfomance