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Daily between 2-4pm and 6-8pm


Patient quote

"I feel that the team on Ward 19, house keeping, nursing and medical staff, provide a level of care that far exceeds good and is approaching excellence. Ward 19 in my opinion, represents the very best that the NHS has to give". LPC

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Musculoskeletal Services

Ward 19 Freeman Hospital

Ward 19 at the Freeman Hospital is a 34-bed adult orthopaedic surgery ward. We provide care for patients undergoing elective (planned) orthopaedic surgery, specialising in hip, knee, foot and ankle surgery.

In addition we also provide care for patients undergoing  many upper and lower limb orthopaedic surgical procedures.

We have consultants based on the ward who specialise in joint replacement surgery.

How to find us

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Ward 19 is based on the seventh floor of 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 7 and follow the sign for Ward 19.

How to get to the hospital

Staff you are likely to meet

The team on Ward 19 includes: a ward sister and junior sister, staff nurses and health care assistants, consultants, registrars and junior doctors, ward clerk, house keeper, domestic staff, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers, and specialist nurses for pain, research and wound care.

Things you need to know

  • We have a day room and discharge lounge.
  • As we have so many patients coming in and going home it may be necessary for us to rearrange the ward to make way for new patients coming in for operations. We apologise for any inconvenience should this affect you.

More information

For more information about Ward 19, please contact:

  • Tel: 0191 213 7019
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