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Medical Ward 6

Where is Medical Ward 6?
Medical Ward 6 is located at ground floor level of the yellow block.

What is Medical Ward 6?
Medical Ward 6 is a 25 bedded female ward that deals with acute medical conditions. Patients are admitted to this ward mainly from the Emergency Department or transferred in from other wards.

Who will look after me?
A team of nurses managed by Ms. Paulette Sant, Charge Nurse, will look after the patients whilst in the ward.

There are 9 consultants who may have patients in this ward, these include Dr. Balzan, Dr. Cassar, Prof. Montefort, Dr. Camilleri Vassallo, Dr. Coleiro, Prof Borg, Dr Mercieca, Dr Micallef and Dr. Caruana Montaldo. Nevertheless, there may be occasions where other medical consultants may have a patient in this ward.

Meal times
Patients have the opportunity of ordering their lunch and dinner from an established menu. A staff member will go around the patients in the morning so that the order is taken for the next day.

Breakfast: 7.30am to 8am
Lunch: 11.30am to 12.30pm
Dinner: 5.30pm to 6.30pm

Visiting times
Monday to Sunday (including public holidays):
11:30 to 13:00 (2 visitors at any one time)
15:00 to 20:00 (2 visitors at any one time)

Special permits for visiting outside the established visiting hours may be given to relatives on the discretion of the Nursing Officer.

Contacting the ward
To speak to the nurses on the ward, one may call on 2545 6060. Nursing staff will not give detailed medical information over the phone to protect patients’ right to confidentiality.