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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.

High Dependency Unit (HDU) at Epsom Hospital

High Dependency Unit (HDU)

  • Specialisation: Critical care
  • Location: Epsom Hospital
  • Telephone number: 01372 735210

Location

Third floor, block F

Postal address to write to patients

High Dependency Unit (HDU)
Epsom Hospital
Dorking Road
Epsom
Surrey
KT18 7EG

Key staff

  • Matron: Jane Camilleri
  • Other key staff: Dr Putul Sarkar, Clinical Lead Dr Colin MacKay, Consultant

Ward routine

  • Ward rounds:

    Consultant ward rounds are at 8am, 12noon and 5pm. Please liaise with the nurse in charge about speaking to a doctor at other times. 

  • Nurses shift handover: 7.30am and 7.30pm 

Facilities on the ward

  • Number of inpatient beds: 8
  • Single/mixed sex: This ward is a specialist area, which means that, men and women will be treated alongside each other. This is to make sure they receive the best possible clinical care, ie nurses are able to safely monitor them.

Visiting the ward and restrictions for visitors

  • Visiting hours: 11am - 12.30 pm and 2.30pm - 8pm. Please contact the unit if you wish to visit a patient outside these hours.
  • Max visitors per bed: 2
  • Mobile phone policy: Mobile phones cannot be used and must be switched off.
  • Other restrictions for visitors:

    Please speak to the nurse in charge regarding children visiting. Visitors will be asked to leave during ward rounds, patient procedures and rest periods.

    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

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