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


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"To all the staff of Ward 41 - thank you for all the care and kindness that I received during my recent stay in Ward 41".  Mrs MA

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Older People's Medicine

Ward 41 RVI

Contact: 0191 282 6041 - Sister Jan Kemp

Ward 41 is an Acute Stroke Unit based at the RVI and cares for adult patients who are known or suspected to have suffered a stroke.


Our aim is here is to ensure that all patients referred here are assessed by a nurse specialist or doctor within 24 hours from the onset of a suspected stroke.

Patients will have a CT scan and undergo various other medical investigations as soon as possible following admission.

How to find us

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Ward 41 is located on Level 4 in Leazes Wing at the Royal Victoria Infirmary.  To find us:

  • Come through the Main Entrance at Leazes Wing, turn right and follow the corridor until you reach the lifts.
  • Take the lift to the fourth floor and follow the signs for Ward 41.

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Staff you are likely to meet

All patients are cared for by a multi-disciplinary team who are specialised to the needs of stroke. You will meet nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and dieticians. All aspects of treatments and care are overseen by the stroke consultant.


Things you need to know

  • Visiting hours are from 2.00pm to 4.00 pm and 6.00 to 8.00pm.
  • Children under the age of 12 years are not allowed to visit the ward.
  • Please do not bring fresh flowers onto the ward. This is to help with infection control.
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