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Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

Talbot Butler Ward

Contact details

Telephone: 01604 545534 or 01604 545334

 Emergency Assessment Bay (EAB): 01604 545851

How to find us

Talbot Butler ward is located in area G.

From the South entrance, turn left onto the Hospital Street corridor. Proceed along the corridor passing the pharmacy and restaurant. Talbot Butler Ward will be on your right.

From the Billing Road entrance, proceed along the corridor until you reach a T-junction. Turn left and follow the corridor, bearing right when you pass the PALS  office and continuing past the Oncology Centre, until you come to the Hospital Street junction. Turn left. Talbot Butler ward will be along the corridor on your left after the Haematology department. 

Click here for the hospital map

Visiting times

Visiting times on the ward are:

  • 2pm - 8pm

For more information on visiting please visit the visitors page.

About us

Talbot Butler is a 24 bedded oncology and haematology ward. It has 16 side rooms and 2 bays of 4 beds.

Patients are admitted via several routes:

  • the emergency department
  • outpatient clinics
  • a referral by their GP
  • planned treatment

Emergency assessment bay

Talbot Butler also has an emergency assessment bay (EAB). Patients who attend this area are on active oncological or haematological treatments and present as emergency admissions. The EAB is a 24 hour service and ensures our patients get the correct treatments to manage complications and or side effects of their treatments in a timely manner. Registered nurses, healthcare assistants, admin staff, therapists, physician associates and doctors all work on the ward and EAB.

Talbot Butler comes under the Oncology and Haematology Directorate.

  • Clinical Director: Dr Harieta Garofide
  • Directorate Manager: Jemma Moody - Oncology & Chris Mallon - Haematology
  • Associate Director of Nursing (Interim): Vicky Cartwright
  • Matron of Oncology & Haematology (Interim): Sarah Coughlan
  • Lead Chemotherapy Nurse: Sarah Reitel
  • Ward Sister: Lyndsey Wallace
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