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Ward 8

Location
North Tyneside General Hospital
Ward Name / Number
Ward 8
Direct dial telephone number
0191 293 2559
Location of ward

Upper floor and the nearest entrance is the main entrance

Type of ward
Elective orthopaedics
Ward visiting times
2pm-3pm and 6.30pm-7.30pm
What patients may need to know about the daily routine on the ward

The ward is generally very busy, with theatres running Monday to Friday, morning and afternoon.

Are children welcome?
Yes, if children are under 12 years old please make arrangements with the nursing staff before visiting
Is there flexibility in visiting?
Yes please speak to the nursing staff to make arrangements
Are the numbers restricted?
Restricted visiting number of 2 per bed.
Protected meal times
12pm-1.30pm 4.30pm-6pm Relatives are welcome to help the patient with their meal.
Time of consultant rounds
8.30am-9.30am
Mobile shop visiting times
Tuesday and Thursday afternoon
Ward Manager’s name
Andrew Malby
When is the best time for relatives to contact the ward to check on patient?
Between 11am and 3.30pm
Ward Perfomance
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