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"On Ward 6 we were looked after well and our named nurse ensured I was alright answering any questions I had. The nurses on duty that night were very compassionate and helped me through a long night looking after me and Sophie with such kindness and sensitivity."  Sophie's mum

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Childrens Services

Ward 2 New Victoria Wing (GNCH)

Ward 2 is a 16-bed ward which  includes four long-term respiratory beds which provides specialist care for children who have tracheostomies and require long-term ventilation. 

Other specialties that are nursed on the ward  include:

  • immunology
  • endocrine
  • metabolic
  • haemophilia
  • general paediatrics.

We pride ourselves on providing high standards of care to children and their families.

 


How to find us

Ward 2 is based on Level three, Great North Children's Hospital, New Victoria Wing, RVI

Directions to the ward from the New Victoria WingShow [+] Hide [-]

  • Enter the main entrance and go to your immediate left through the yellow doors along the corridor and on your left hand side you will see the lift and stairs.
  • Enter the lift and select level 03 upon exiting the lift / stairs, Please continue ahead following the sign post for Ward 2 until arriving at your destination.
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Directions to the ward from Leazes WingShow [+] Hide [-]

  • Enter Leazes Wing main entrance, walk past the reception desk and turn right when you reach the café.
  • Walk down this corridor until you reach a large glazed atrium; enter the lift or stairs on your left hand side of the atrium.
  • Select level 01 and exit lift or stair and turn left follow the corridor until you reach the very front of the building turn right and go straight ahead through the yellow doors along the corridor and on your left hand side you will see the lift and stairs.
  • Enter the lift and select level 03 upon exiting the lift / stairs, Please continue ahead following the sign post for Ward 4 until arriving at your destination.
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Directions to the ward from the Multi Storey Car ParkShow [+] Hide [-]

  • Enter the hospital from the multi-storey car park and take your immediate left keep going along the corridor and down the escalators.
  • Go straight ahead and go through the doors on the right hand side. Keep following the corridor until you reach the stairs and lift on your left.
  • Enter the lift and select level 03 upon exiting the lift / stairs, Please continue ahead following the sign post for Ward 2 until arriving at your destination.
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Staff you are likely to meet

The clinical team on Ward 2 includes:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Hospital Play Specialists/Nursery Nurses
  • Health Care Assistants
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech and Language Therapists 

More information

For more information about Ward 2, please contact: 

  • Sister Karen Hudson
  • tel: 0191 282 6002
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