Contact information

Sister          :  Jacqui Higgitt

Telephone  :  01288 320112

Ward

The ward has 12 beds providing inpatient care  and patients who require rehabilitation following surgery or illness.

The ward has use of a day case bed where patients come in for the day for their treatment and are supported fully before they are ready to go home, therefore not requiring an overnight stay.

There is a dedicated space for patients nearing the end of their life which is a quiet area for them to be with their families.

How to contact your relative

You can call the main ward telephone number as above or alternatively the ward has a handset telephone which can be taken to your relative. The number to contact is 01288 320117. Patients can use their own mobile telephones on the ward.

Visiting

As part of our commitment to keep people safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19 visiting has been suspended until further notice.

In exceptional circumstances, an immediate family member or carer will be permitted to visit:

  • if the person is receiving end of life care and is not COVID-19 positive
  • you are the parent or appropriate adult visiting a child
  • you are supporting someone with a mental health issues such as dementia where not being present would cause the patient to be distressed.

Please contact the ward in advance to discuss appropriate arrangements. We can help you by facilitating telephone or video calls as an alternative to visiting in person.

Everyone’s health, safety and wellbeing remain our absolute priority.  More information can be found here 

Please telephone the ward on 01228 320112.

Protected mealtimes

The ward has protected mealtimes between 12pm to 1.30pm and from 4.30pm to 6pm, however if you would like to help your relative to eat and drink you are welcome to stay on the ward.

Car parking

Free car parking is available at the hospital.