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Surgical Services

Ward 45 RVI

Ward 45 is a general surgical ward which has three main areas:

Day of surgery arrival

This area provides care for people requiring treatment for gynaecological problems and for patients needing plastic and general surgery. The patients are admitted on the day of their surgery to the ward, however after surgery they will return to a different ward for their post operative care.

For more details, contact tel: 0191 282 9646

Day case surgery

This area provides care for patients requiring plastic and general surgery. No visitors are allowed in the day case section of the ward.

For more details, contact tel: 0191 282 5645

Short-stay surgery

This is a 5 day general surgical ward which provides care for people requiring treatment for a range of surgical procedures who will need to stay in hospital between one and five days. Visiting times for relatives are from 2.00pm to 4.00pm, and 6.00pm to 8.00pm.

For more details, contact tel: 0191 282 9064

How to find us

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Ward 45 is is on 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 to floor five and follow the signs for Ward 45. 

How to get to the hospital

Staff you are likely to meet

The clinical team on Ward 45 includes surgeons, radiologists, specialist nurses, ward nurses, and other support staff.

Things you need to know

  • If you need to have any tests or investigations during your appointment, for example an x-rays, you will be directed to the relevant department as and when required.
  • Any test results will be forwarded to your consultant and GP for further management of your care if needed.
  • If you need to find where a patient has been moved following their surgery, please call (0191) 282 9646 and speak to a member of staff on the "Day of Surgery Arrival" unit.
  • Please do not bring fresh flowers onto the ward. This is to help with infection control.

More information

For more information about Ward 45, please contact: 

  • Sister Louise Mosettig
  • tel: 0191 282 5645
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