Visitng hours

Daily from 2.00pm - 4.00pm, and 6.30pm - 8.30pm.


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"Can I say how much I appreciated the care I received on Ward 6. Having very little experience of a stay in hospital I was very apprehensive but I need not have worried."  Mrs ET

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Ward 6 Freeman Hospital

Ward 6 is a 28-bed ward which provides care for patients with colorectal, vascular and some hepatobiliary conditions.

Ward 6 is open seven days a week, operating 24 hours a day.

You can find the visiting hours on the right of this page.

How to find us

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Ward 6 is based on the fourth floor at the 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 6.

How to get to the hospital

Staff you are likely to meet

The clinical team on Ward 6 is led by Sister Clish and includes surgeons, specialist nurses, ward nurses, and other support staff.

Things you need to know

  • If your relative requires high dependency care following their operation, wherever possible, please collect property and valuables on 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 6, please contact: 

  • Sister Emma Birchall
  • tel: 0191 213 7006

If the ward is closed and you need to find where a patient has been moved to, please contact: 

  • admissions enquiries on tel: 0191 213 7200 or;
  • the hospital switchboard on tel: 0191 233 6161.
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