Security

To Reach Hospital Police

  • NHRMC: 910-343-2444
  • NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital: 910.667.8601 or 910.669.8100
  • NHRMC ED-North: 910-662-9049 or 910-662-9050

We want to make sure all patients and visitors at our facility feel safe and secure. We ask all visitors to our campus to remain vigilant and let a staff member know immediately if you have a security concern.

Hospital Police

NHRMC Hospital Police are specially trained to handle security concerns. They are on staff 24 hours a day at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital and NHRMC Emergency Department-North. They also regularly patrol our off-site facilities. 

If you have concerns about your personal safety and feel you need extra security precautions while in the hospital, please ask your nurse to contact Hospital Police so you can discuss the situation with them.

If you are a patient at Pender Memorial Hospital and have safety or security concerns, please ask your nurse to contact the local police department so you can discuss the situation with them. 

Securing Valuables

Please do not keep valuables such as jewelry, watches, cash money, checkbooks or credit cards with you in the hospital. If at all possible, please send your valuables and personal belongings home. 

If you are unable to send them home, please tell the staff. Hospital Police may be able to secure your valuables for you until discharge, however, we will not assume liability for damage or loss to valuables that are not secured by the hospital's police.

If you need to secure personal valuables at Pender Memorial Hospital, please ask your nurse to contact the patient care supervisor, who may be able to secure them. The hospital will not assume liability for damage or loss to valuables that are not secured by the patient care supervisor.

Safeguarding Personal Property

Please keep personal aids such as dentures, eyeglasses and hearing aids in a safe place when you are not using them. Please do not place any of these items on your meal tray. If you need a denture cup, please ask your nurse. You should place your dentures in the cup when not in use and at bedtime.