Surgical Inpatient Units

The Tweed Hospital has two dedicated surgical inpatient units, each providing specific patient-centred care to surgical patients.

  • Surgical Ward – General Surgery: This 30-bed unit cares for patients undergoing a wide range of general and complex surgical procedures. The surgical unit staff are experienced in caring for patients with post-operative complications including pain management, wound care, and nutritional needs. Single rooms are allocated according to clinical need.

    Visiting Hours: 2pm to 8pm (NSW Times); and on request
    Location: Level 2, The Tweed Hospital, Powell Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485
    Contact Us: Phone: (07) 5506 7450; fax (07) 5506 7896

 

  • Surgical Ward – Orthopaedic Surgery: This 24-bed unit provides care for elective surgical and orthopaedic trauma cases and includes an eight-bed high volume surgical unit for the post-operative care of general surgical procedures. The Orthopaedic unit staff are experienced in caring for patients in the post-operative phase including pain management, wound care and nutritional needs.

    Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Pharmacists are involved in the multi-disciplinary approach to post-operative care.

    Visiting Hours: 2pm to 8pm (NSW Times); and on request.
    Location: Level 2, The Tweed Hospital, Powell Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485
    Contact Us: Phone: (07) 5506 7330; fax (07) 5506 7329