Patients and Visitors
Our visiting hours help us to make sure
We understand that when patients are very ill, or have specific needs, family and friends may wish to visit at other times. Please discuss this with the nurse in charge of the ward and appropriate arrangements will be made to support this.
We especially understand that visitors may wish to be present to assist a member of their family at mealtimes, and the nurse in charge will be happy to chat to you about this.
The opening hours for the Outpatients Dispensary are:
Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm
Saturday, Sunday and Most Bank Holidays 10am until 1pm
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day 10am until 12 noon
Please note the Outpatient Dispensary can only dispense hospital prescriptions generated by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust prescribers. We are unable to dispense prescriptions issued by GP Surgeries or from the Urgent Care Centre.