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Ward 5 – Palliative Care Unit

Ward 5, North Tyneside General Hospital
Ward Name / Number
Palliative Care Unit
Direct dial telephone number
0191 349 9665
Location of ward

Within Ward 5, which is signposted from the main entrance.

Type of ward
Palliative care
Ward visiting times
Between 10am and 7pm - 1 nominated visitor and must be pre-booked, with evidence of a negative lateral flow test on arrival
Are children welcome?
No under 12s - please speak to the nursing team
Is there flexibility in visiting?
Yes - please speak to the nursing team
Are the numbers restricted?
Please speak to the nursing team
Protected meal times
There are no protected meal times
Time of consultant rounds
These vary, please speak to the staff.
Mobile shop visiting times
There is no mobile shop but a vending machine is available.
Ward Manager’s name
Michelle Smith
When is the best time for relatives to contact the ward to check on patient?
The ward can be contacted any time.
Ward Perfomance