The ward is situated in the west wing of the hospital on the second floor. It is a 28 bedded, mixed sex ward arranged in 4 bays of 6 beds (single sex) and 4 single side rooms. There are bath and showering facilities and single sex toilets. We have a dayroom with TV and radio.
Meals and Drinks
There is a choice of menu and we also cater for special dietary needs. Meal times are approximately as follows:
- Breakfast 7.30am
- Lunch 12.30pm
- Supper 5.30pm
We serve hot drinks with meals and also mid-morning, mid-afternoon and in the evening. Snack menus are also available.
To help keep you comfortable during your stay, we encourage your relatives to check that you have sufficient clothing, slippers, toiletries and towels, etc.
Patients are encouraged not to bring valuables into hospital.
Please note there are no clothes washing facilities on the ward.
As a patient, if you have a large family, please appoint a spokesperson to keep other members informed of your well-being. For more specific and detailed information the nurses will deal with the enquiry in person.
If you or your relatives would like to speak to any of our medical staff and the patient is happy for you to do so, please inform the nurse and we will arrange an appointment.
Is headed by the Ward Manager. The nurses work in 2 teams and you will have a nurse responsible for your care on each shift. Any enquiries should be made to this nurse. Other healthcare professionals such as OT's, physio, dietician etc visit the ward daily. For more details ask your nurse.