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Daily between 2.00pm - 4.00pm, and 6.00pm - 8.00pm


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Thank you to Mr Fender and the staff on Ward 20 - these people treated my wife and myself with respect, dignity - from the lovely cleaning gentleman, the physios, the nurses - the staff were absolutely fantastic. You are very special people". Mr KB

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Musculoskeletal Services

Ward 20 Freeman Hospital

Ward 20 is a 20-bed unit which specialises in looking after adults who require: foot and ankle surgery, and surgery and other treatment for bone tumours

There is also a 13-bed day unit for Rheumatology patients where they can receive day-case treatment.

How to find us

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Ward 20 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 20.

How to get to the hospital

Staff you are likely to meet

The clinical team on Ward 20 consists of orthopaedic surgeons, specialist nurses, junior medical staff, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other support staff.

Things you need to know

  • The Rheumatology Day Unit offers time and privacy for education and counselling provided by our specialist nurses.
  • The Day Unit also has facilities for patients to meet up and discuss their condition and treatments together, providing support for each other.
  • As we have so many patients coming in and going home it may be necessary 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 20, please contact: 

  • Sister J Warriner, tel: 0191 213 7020
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