Visiting times

Our visiting times may vary depending on the ward. Please contact the relevant ward/department before your visit. The staff on the ward will advise you how many visitors are allowed and details of any restrictions for that ward.

If you are having difficulty getting through to the ward, you can contact the hospital switchboard on 0191 482 0000.

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Ambulatory care 

Open visiting hours 8am-9pm
 
0191 445 3988
 

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Antenatal & postnatal wards 

Partners and own children ONLY:  10am-12pm and 1pm-7.45pm

All other visitors (maximum three per bed including partners): 2pm-3pm and 6.30pm-7:30pm

0191 445 2763

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Children's Short Stay ward

0191 445 2020

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Cragside Court

No set visiting times, but please avoid visiting during mealtimes.

0191 445 5720

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Critical Care

Open visiting hours

0191 445 2007

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Emergency Assessment Unit

Open visiting during 3pm-7pm

0191 445 3169

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Procedure Investigation Unit (PIU) 

3pm-6pm

0191 445 2824

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Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) 

Open visiting for parents and own children ONLY. All other visitors (maximum three per bed including partners): 3.30pm-4.30pm and 6.30pm-7.30pm

0191 445 2156

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St Bede’s Unit

Open visiting

0191 445 5701

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Sunniside Unit

2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm

0191 445 5701

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Surgery Centre Level 1

2.30pm-5pm and 6pm-8pm

0191 445 3004

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Surgery Centre Level 2

2.30pm-4.30pm and 6pm-7.30pm

0191 445 3005

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Ward 1

11am – 7pm

0191 445 2066

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Ward 2 (Short Stay Unit)

11am-7pm 

0191 445 3804

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Ward 4

2pm-4pm and 6pm-7.30pm

0191 445 2004

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Ward 6

11am - 6pm

0191 445 2006

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Ward 8

3pm-7pm

0191 445 2005

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Ward 9

2.30pm-4.30pm and 6.30pm-7:30pm

0191 445 2009

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Ward 11

2pm - 4pm and 6pm-7pm

0191 445 2011

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Ward 12

1pm-3pm and 6pm-7pm

0191 445 2012

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Ward 14a

2.30pm-4.00pm and 6pm-7pm 

0191 445 2013

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Ward 14

2.30pm-4pm and 6pm-7pm

0191 445 2014

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Ward 20

Anytime for immediate family, other visitors to leave ward by 8pm

0191 445 2770

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Ward 21

2pm-4pm and 6.30pm-7.45pm

0191 445 2021

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Ward 22

2pm-4pm and 6pm-7pm

0191 445 2022

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Ward 23

2pm-4pm and 6pm-7pm

0191 445 2023

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Ward 24

2pm-4pm and 6pm-7.30pm

0191 445 2024

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Ward 25

2pm-4pm and 6pm-7pm
 
0191 445 2025

Call us on 0191 482 0000

In emergencies dial 999 / Non-emergencies dial 111

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