Patients & Visitors

Forrester Brown Ward


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About the Ward

Ward Layout

The ward is a 28-bedded unit divided into 4 bays with 6 beds each and 4 single side rooms. We also house the Acute Care Unit which is an 8-bedded unit for post-op major surgery, major trauma or acutely unwell patients. There is a small quiet room for patient use.

Meals and Drinks

There is a choice of menu and we also cater for special dietary needs. Meal times are approximately as follows:

  • Breakfast 7:00am
  • Lunch 12.00 noon
  • Supper 5:30pm

We serve hot drinks with meals and also mid-morning, mid-afternoon and in the evening. Snack menus are also available.

Personal Belongings

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.

Avoid bringing white towels.

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Contact the Ward

It would be helpful and appreciated if families could nominate 1 designated family member to make enquries to the ward and disseminate the information to their families.

01225 824400
01225 824800

01225 825789

01225 826198

Hospedia offer a phone, the internet, radio and a television for some beds on FBTU. Please call 0800 959 3100 at bedside (where available) to activate this service. We can supply you with the providers' information which includes charges.

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The Care Team

Forrester Brown Ward accepts Orthopaedic Trauma patients who have had an accident or sustained an injury.

Physiotherapists and Occupational therapists are part of the multidisciplinary team who are based on the ward. Please ask any member of the team if you need more information.

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