Patients may also come to Walrus Ward before or after having heart surgery.
Walrus Ward has six beds and will offer easy access to the ECHO and ECG department as well as the catheterisation and exercise laboratories, which are on the same floor.
There is room by each bed on Walrus Ward for both parents to sit while you have your assessment or treatment.
About the ward
Find out more about Walrus Ward by watching our short video below.
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Staff on the ward
Walrus Ward is mainly run by our team of nurses, who work closely with the doctors to help you get better.
Other staff who work on the ward include a clinicians’ assistant and a play specialist.
The following members of staff will be available to help you during your stay on Walrus Ward:
- Suzanne Cullen, Head of Nursing
- Lesley Black, Ward Sister
Conditions we treat
Some of the conditions and treatments on Walrus Ward include:
- congenital heart disease (where you are born with heart problems)
- pulmonary hypertension
- post heart and lung transplant procedures
- post tracheal surgery procedures