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Surgical Ward 3

Where is Surgical Ward 3?

Surgical Ward 3 is located on the third floor of the green block.

What is Surgical Ward 3?

Surgical Ward 3 is a 24 bedded mixed gender ward that deals with vascular surgery. Patients are admitted to this ward through the Emergency Department, as planned admissions for surgery and also from other wards (such as Intensive Therapy Unit) for post-operative care management.

Who will look after me?

A team of nurses managed by Ms. Geraldine Borg, A/C Charge Nurse, who is assisted by her deputy Mr. Joseph Grech will care for the patient whilst in the ward.
Prof. Kevin Cassar and Mr. Nebojsa Petrovic are the Consultant Vascular Surgeons who may have patients in this ward. However, there may be occasions where other Consultants may have patients 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 evening so the order is taken. The food that will be ordered will be for the next day.

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

Visiting times

Official visiting times are:
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 Charge Nurse.

Contacting the ward

To speak to the nurses on the ward, one may call on 2545 7030. Nursing staff will not give detailed medical information over the phone to protect patients’ right to confidentiality.