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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.

Buckley Ward at Epsom Hospital

Buckley Ward

  • Specialisation: Gastroenterology and general medical ward
  • Location: Epsom Hospital
  • Telephone number: 01372 735356


Fourth floor, block F

Postal address to write to patients

Buckley Ward
Epsom Hospital
Dorking Road
KT18 7EG

Key staff

  • Matron: Julia Arkell
  • Head of Nursing: Amanda Lavender
  • Ward Manager: Sophie Deeks
  • Other key staff: Sisters - Anne-Marie Lohan and Maida Yabut

Ward routine

  • Breakfast: Early morning tea 7.30am - 8.30am
  • Lunch: 12noon - 1pm
  • Dinner: 5pm - 6pm
  • Beverages: drinks and snacks are available at other times

Facilities on the ward

  • Number of inpatient beds: 31
  • Number of bays: 5 bays, consisting of 4 - 6 beds each
  • Number of single bedded rooms: 4
  • Single/mixed sex: This ward is divided so that men and women sleep in different bays and share different bathrooms and toilets. Some patients will have their own bedroom and bathroom.
  • Other facilities: All side rooms have bathrooms with toilets.

Visiting the ward and restrictions for visitors

  • Visiting hours: 2.30pm - 8pm. Visiting outside these times can be arranged following discussion with the matron, the ward manager or the nurse in charge.
  • Mobile phone policy: Mobile phones allowed on silent mode only.
  • Other restrictions for visitors:

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

    Children are allowed at the discretion of the ward manager.

    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:

    Please discuss all arrangements with either the discharge co-ordinator, the nurse in charge, the ward manager or the matron.

  • Good to know:

    Following admission, please could named toiletries, spectacles, hearing aids and dentures be brought in for patients as appropriate to aid with recovery. Patients that are discharged from the ward can wait in the discharge lounge for their relatives to come and take/escort them home.

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