Medical Inpatient Units

The Tweed Hospital has four medical inpatient units, each providing specific patient-centred care.

  • Medical Ward 1 – Acute Medical/Step-down Cardiac: This 28-bed acute medical unit has an emphasis on cardiology, respiratory and cardio vascular stroke patients. Exercise Stress Testing is performed by highly trained Clinical Nurse Specialists and a Cardiac Rehabilitation program is provided within the ward.
    The general medicine physicians covering the ward also have a special interest in endocrinology, infectious diseases, delirium and chronic pain. C7 provides a dedicated acute stroke service comprising of a stroke team and eight allocated stroke beds.

    Location: Level 1, The Tweed Hospital, Powell Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485
    Visiting Hours: 2pm to 8pm (NSW Times)
    Contact Us: Phone: (07) 5506 7800; fax (07) 5506 7652

 

  • Medical Ward 2 – General Medical: Care of the Older Person/Palliative Care: This 32-bed unit provides general medical and palliative care. Private rooms are provided if available. Staff are qualified in acute care medicine and palliative care nursing.
    The general medicine physicians covering the ward also have a special interest in endocrinology, infectious diseases, delirium and chronic pain. C7 provides a dedicated acute stroke service comprising of a stroke team and eight allocated stroke beds.

    Location: Level 1, The Tweed Hospital, Powell Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485
    Visiting Hours: 11am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 8pm (NSW Times). For visits outside these times, please liaise with the Receptionist or Nurse in Charge. Please note: Visiting hours are unrestricted for Palliative Care Patients.
    Contact Us: Phone: (07) 5506 7471; fax (07) 5506 7400

 

  • Medical Ward 3 – Combined Medical/Surgical/Renal: This 16-bed unit consists of eight single rooms and two four-bed bays providing care for general medical patients with a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, particularly Medical, Haematology, Oncology and Renal.
    The general medicine physicians covering the ward also have a special interest in endocrinology, infectious diseases, delirium and chronic pain. C7 provides a dedicated acute stroke service comprising of a stroke team and eight allocated stroke beds.

    Location: Level 2, The Tweed Hospital, Powell Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485
    Visiting Hours: 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 8pm (NSW Times).
    Contact Us: Phone: (07) 5506 7245; fax (07) 5506 7246

 

  • Medical Ward 4 – Short Stay Medical: This 17-bed unit comprises one two-bed room and five three-bed rooms, all with ensuites. The unit provides care for patients with a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, including pre-operative patients.
    The general medicine physicians covering the ward also have a special interest in endocrinology, infectious diseases, delirium and chronic pain. C7 provides a dedicated acute stroke service comprising of a stroke team and eight allocated stroke beds.

    Location: Level 1, The Tweed Hospital, Powell Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485
    Visiting Hours: 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 8pm (NSW Times).
    Contact Us: Phone: (07) 5599 0500; fax (07) 5599 0555