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Monday to Friday 2-4pm and 6-8pm
Saturday and Sunday 2-8pm


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Northern Centre for Cancer Care

Ward 34, NCCC

(0191) 213 7034 - Senior Sister Ashleigh Hughes, Junior Sisters Carrie Hassard & Sam Adams

Ward 34 is a specialist cancer ward caring for patients with a wide range of oncological and haematological cancers. In addition, we care for patients with non-malignant conditions requiring cytotoxic treatments and other haematology conditions. 

Ward 34 administers systemic anti cancer therapies (SACT), supportive treatments including blood transfusions, and cares for patients undergoing radiotherapy, autologous bone marrow transplant, palliative care and those with treatment-related side effects.  It is a 26 bedded ward, with 14 en-suite cubicles for patients requiring isolation. Within those cubicles there are additional sofa beds for relatives to stay overnight if requested. 

The visiting times of Ward 34 are: 2-4pm and 6-8pm Monday-Friday, 2-8pm Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays. 

Facilities include a patient fridge, a dayroom with TV and reclining chairs. Reading material and games are available. There are also Hospedia TVs available for all patients and free hospital WiFi. Additionally, there is subsidised car parking available - please contact the ward clerk for further information.

Our Teenage and Young Adult (TYA) Unit is also based on Ward 34. This unit is comprised of 7 inpatient beds, a day unit area and dayroom dedicated for patients aged between 19-24, and their relatives. We also have a range of dedicated specialists who work within the young adult service - click here to find out more

How to find us

Directions to Ward 34 from NCCC's Main EntranceShow [+] Hide [-]

Ward 34 is located on Level 3 of the Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC) based at the Freeman Hospital. To find us:

  • Come through the Main Entrance for NCCC and take the lift or stairs on your right hand side up to Level 3.
  • When you come out of the lift turn to your right and walk straight ahead past the large waiting area on your right and overlooking the courtyard on your left.
  • Walk through the double doors ahead of you and turn right where you see the sign for Ward 33 and continue down this corridor around 30 paces until you reach Ward 34.

How to get to the hospital

Staff you are likely to meet

The clinical team on Ward 34 includes cancer doctors, nurses who administer chemotherapy, support nurses, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, and other support staff.

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