Fletcher Ward Contact Information

Bodmin Community Hospital, Boundary Road, Bodmin, PL31 2QT
Telephone: 01208 251377 (unit office)

Fletcher Ward

Entrance to Fletcher Ward.

Fletcher Ward is an acute psychiatric admissions unit offering assessment and treatment for people aged 18 and over, who predominantly are from the north and east of the county.


Visiting times:

1pm – 2pm daily
4pm – 5pm daily
6pm – 8pm daily

You would be admitted to Fletcher Ward if you were experiencing acute distress; there was concern for your own safety or that of others as a result of your mental health.

If you are admitted to Fletcher Ward you will have your own en-suite bedroom and access to communal gardens and lounge areas. A range of therapeutic activities are available on the ward.

Perran and Carbis Wards provide a similar service for people in the west of Cornwall.

Visiting Fletcher Ward

Visitors are welcome to the ward during the times set out in the box above.

We are unable to allow children under 18 onto the ward. If you would like to bring a child with you to visit a patient, we have a family visiting room which you can use. Please ask a member of staff for more information

Parking

It is free to park at the hospital. The Link car park offers easy access to the ward and includes disabled parking spaces..

Contacting a patient

Please telephone your friends or relative between 9am and midnight on 01208 73056.

Referrals:

Referrals to Fletcher Ward are made through our Home Treatment Teams. This allows us to assess we are providing treatment in the best place for you.

Please complete our survey

If you have recently been a patient on Fletcher Ward, we would like to know what your thought about your stay in hospital. Our short survey is aimed at patients on the ward and should be answered by them. If you are helping someone to give their feedback, please ensure the answers reflect the patient’s point of view.

Fletcher Ward - Smoking Information

Bodmin Hospital is a smoke free site. Staff will discuss / support you with this during your time in hospital. In line with the National guidance, from the 1st September 2018, all tobacco products will be locked away on admission to the ward and returned on discharge or when you go on a period of overnight leave.

Smoking is not allowed anywhere on our sites. If you are an in-patient and prefer to use an e-cigarette, we will support you to do so - they can be used in outside areas only. The Trust cannot supply e-cigarettes. Therefore, patients wishing to use them will need to purchase them themselves. Many brands of disposable e-cigarette are available and the designs vary. Check with staff that they meet the criteria below before purchasing or ordering. Please only purchase.disposable e-cigarettes, rechargeable e-cigarettes, or refillable e-cigarettes. There are many outlets for disposable e-cigarettes.


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