Coronavirus/Covid-19 key information for patients and visitors

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Farndale Ward is an emergency, trauma, and orthopaedic short stay ward that caters for people with a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions following injury or trauma.

Due to the impact of planning for Coronavirus, visiting times have changed. Click here for the latest news.

Patients are usually admitted after attending the Emergency Department. We also take patients undergoing elective joint surgery from Wensleydale Ward.

We want to make you feel as comfortable as possible when you visit our wards, and all our staff aim to adhere to our values of Passionate, Respectful, and Responsible. Find out more information about our vision and values.

Key staff

Matron: Jenny Mockford
Ward Manager: Gemma Umpleby
Sister: Esther Mukahanana

Consultants: David Copas, Angela Bell, David Duffy, David Lavalette, Charlie Talbot, John Mitchell, Mark Farndon, Edward Powell-Smith, Jonathan Conroy and Rebecca Leigh

Emergency, and Trauma and orthopaedics.
Visiting Times
2-4pm by appointment only due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ward Manager
Gemma Umpleby
First floor of Harrogate District Hospital
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