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"I would like to thank all the staff who cared for me on Ward 6a; this was a worrying time and they made me feel at ease and would be there at the drop of a hat - if feeling down they would reassure me and everyone". Ms AW

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Renal (Kidney) Services

Ward 6a Freeman Hospital

Contact: 0191 213 7120 - Sisters Eve Watson and Carrie Scuffell

Ward 6a at Freeman Hospital is an adult transplant unit with 10 beds providing care for inpatients undergoing renal surgery. This includes kidney transplants, kidney and pancreas transplants and renal access surgery for peritoneal dialysis.

Renal replacement therapies can performed on Ward 6a including haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and plasma exchange.

How to find us

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Ward 6A is based at Freeman Hospital.   To find us:

  • Come through the Main Entrance and follow the main corridor, passing the shop and hairdressers until you reach the end. 
  • Turn left and take the lift or stairs to level 4 and follow the sign for Ward 6A.

How to get to the hospital

Staff you are likely to meet

Ward 6a  is led by Sisters Eve Watson and Carrie Scuffell. The clinical team consists of Consultant Transplant Surgeons and Neprhologists and a team of junior doctors, renal specialist nurses, nursing and support staff, renal dieticians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers and pharmacists.

Things you need to know

  • Please clean your hands with the alcohol gel provided on entry to and exit from the ward.
  • Please do not bring fresh flowers onto the ward. These measures are to help with infection control.
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