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Ward 8 Whalton Unit

Location
Wansbeck General Hospital
Ward Name / Number
Ward 8 Whalton Unit
Direct dial telephone number
01670 529108
Location of ward

1st floor

Type of ward
Elderly rehabilitation
Ward visiting times
2pm- 3pm and 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are children welcome?
No under 12s
Are the numbers restricted?
Yes, no more than 2 per bed.
Protected meal times
12noon-1pm and 5pm-6pm. Relatives are welcome to help the patient with their meal.
Ward Manager’s name
Alison Air
When is the best time for relatives to contact the ward to check on patient?
After 10.30am unless urgent
Additional Ward Notes

This ward is the interim home of the Whalton Unit which moved temporarily on 19 December 2018 to ensure there is adequate staffing to cope with the expected increase in demand over the winter months.

We are able to help with transport from Morpeth for those who find it difficult to travel to visit loved ones in Ward 8 Whalton Unit. Please discuss this with the ward team on 01670 529108 if you are affected.

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