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


Patient quote

"To the doctors and nurses of Ward 36.  Thank you so very much for al the nursing and kindness you have shown to my son. I am sure he would not have survived if it hadn't been for the great skill and attention of you all."  Mrs ES

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Ward 36 RVI

Ward 36 is the Northern Oesophago–Gastric Unit and mainly provides care for people requiring treatment for a range of upper gastrointestinal (upper GI) disorders.

There are four special care beds based on the unit for patients who need specialist care.

How to find us

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Ward 36 is based on the Level 5 of Leazes Wing at the Royal Victoria Infirmary.  To find us:

  • Come through the main entrance of Leazes Wing which can be entered off Richardson Road.
  • Take the lift or stairs up to level five and follow the signs for Ward 36.

How to get to the hospital

Staff you are likely to meet

The clinical team on Ward 36 is led by Sister Gilbraith and includes surgeons, specialist nurses, ward nurses, dieticians, physiotherapists, social worker and other support staff.

Things you need to know

  • If your relative requires high dependency care following their operation, if possible, please collect property and valuables on the day of surgery from the ward as there are limited storage facilities available.
  • Please do not bring fresh flowers onto the ward. This is to help with infection control.

More information

For more information about Ward 36, please contact: 

  • Sister Frances Gilbraith
  • tel: 0191 282 5636
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