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Ward directory

Our searchable ward directory contains information about our wards, including contact details, location information, visiting hours, names of key ward staff and what you can or cannot bring onto the ward.

To use the directory simply go to the relevant hospital to see a list of all wards. Then click on the name of the ward to see the detail page for this ward. Alternatively you can use the search to find what you are looking for.

Coronary Care Unit (CCU) at Epsom Hospital

Coronary Care Unit (CCU)

  • Specialisation: Care for cardiac patients
  • Location: Epsom Hospital
  • Telephone number: 01372 735245

Location

Third floor, block F

Postal address to write to patients

Coronary Care Unit (CCU)
Epsom Hospital
Dorking Road
Epsom
Surrey
KT18 7EG

Key staff

  • Matron: Julia Arkell
  • Head of Nursing: Amanda Lavender
  • Ward Manager: Mary Gray

Ward routine

  • Ward rounds:

    During the week, the admitting consultant team conduct a round at various times from 9am. The consultant cardiologist conducts ward rounds every day between Monday and Friday.

  • Medicine rounds: 8am, 12noon, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm
  • Breakfast: 8am, with early morning tea at 7am
  • Lunch: 12.30pm
  • Dinner: 5pm
  • Beverages: 11am, 3pm and 8pm

Facilities on the ward

  • Number of inpatient beds: 13
  • Number of bays: 2
  • Number of single bedded rooms: 3
  • Single/mixed sex: This ward is a specialist area, which means that, on occasions, men and women will be treated alongside each other. This is to make sure they receive the best possible clinical care, i.e. nurses are able to safely monitor them.
  • Other facilities: All single rooms have en-suite facilities with wet rooms. Each bay has an assisted shower room and toilet.

Visiting the ward and restrictions for visitors

  • Visiting hours: 2.30pm - 7.30pm. Relatives may negotiate with staff according to patient requirements.
  • Max visitors per bed: 2
  • Mobile phone policy: Mobile phones are discouraged for the comfort and privacy of other patients.
  • Other restrictions for visitors:

    Protected mealtimes: 12noon - 1pm and 5pm - 6pm.

    Children under 16 years old are not allowed on the ward unless they are members of the immediate family.

    Read more about protected mealtimes (see In the hospital) and privacy and dignity in our hospitals. Please observe the no smoking policy in all hospital buildings and on the hospital grounds (including car parks).

Restrictions for patients

Additional information

  • Going home:

    Cardiac patients will be referred to the cardiac rehabilitation nurse specialist if appropriate prior to discharge. Where possible, we will arrange for you to be collected from the hospital discharge lounge. This allows you to wait for collection / transport.

  • Good to know:

    Did you know? Every year, around 146,000 people suffer a heart attack in the UK.

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