Ward 25 is an adult surgical ward which cares for people who have had surgery on the heart, lungs or other organs in the chest.
- Heart surgery
- Surgery on other organs inside the chest
- Heart and lung transplantation
- Heart assist devices (known as VAD).
You will be cared for on this ward as you will need high-level of nursing and medical care.
If you have had cardiac surgery, you will be seen by the cardiac rehabilitation nurse before you are discharged home.
You may be referred from another part of the UK or Northern Ireland as the Freeman Hospital is a specialist centre.
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Ward visiting times
Monday to Friday 2-4pm and 6-8pm
Saturday and Sunday 2-8pm
Close friends and family members may visit seriously ill patients at any time. Please discuss this with the ward sister or nurse in charge.
Location of ward
Ward 25 is based in the Cardiothoracic Centre. This is set to the right of the Freeman Hospital as you look at the front.
Come into the Cardiothoracic Centre and take a right turn round by the reception desk.
At the junction turn left and follow the corridor, past the Lung Function Department, until you see the lifts or stairs on your left.
Take the lift or stairs up to level 3 and turn left out of the lifts or right at the top of the stairs.
Follow the corridor past theatre reception and turn right at the end of the corridor until you reach Ward 25 on the left.
Tel: 0191 213 7025