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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.

B5 at St Helier Hospital

B5

  • Specialisation: Surgery, including the John Mukuri planned care unit
  • Location: St Helier Hospital
  • Telephone number: 020 8296 3544 / 3566 / 2642 / 2573

Location

Fifth floor, B block

Postal address to write to patients

B5
St Helier Hospital
Wrythe Lane
Carshalton
Surrey
SM5 1AA

Key staff

  • Matron: Nicki Watkins
  • Head of Nursing: Edmond Tabay
  • Other key staff: Sylvia Kitson (junior sister)

Ward routine

  • Ward rounds:

    During the week, doctors conduct their ward rounds throughout the day

  • Medicine rounds: 6am, 12noon, 2pm , 6pm and 10pm
  • Breakfast: 8.30am, with early morning tea at 7am
  • Lunch: 12noon
  • Dinner: 6pm
  • Beverages: 10am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm, 7pm

Facilities on the ward

  • Number of inpatient beds: 31
  • Number of bays: 6 4-bedded bays
  • Number of single bedded rooms: 7
  • 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.
  • Hospedia system available:

    Hospedia, our bedside TV, phone and internet service is available at on all beds.

  • Other facilities: 4 shower rooms and 6 toilets

Visiting the ward and restrictions for visitors

  • Visiting hours: 2pm - 8pm. Out of hours visiting should be arranged with ward staff.
  • Max visitors per bed: 2
  • Other restrictions for visitors:

    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:

    All patients will go to the discharge lounge from 9am to wait for own or hospital transport. Hospital transport will only be provided for patients who have a medical reason for it.

  • Good to know:

    Our discharge planning begins the day you are admitted to hospital.

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