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C6 (Coronary Care Unit CCU and respiratory) at St Helier Hospital

C6 (Coronary Care Unit CCU and respiratory)

  • Specialisation: Coronary care
  • Location: St Helier Hospital
  • Telephone number: 020 8296 2633 (CCU) / 2644 (section A) / 2159 or 2153 (section B)

Location

Sixth floor, C block

Postal address to write to patients

C6 (Coronary Care Unit CCU and respiratory)
St Helier Hospital
Wrythe Lane
Carshalton
Surrey
SM5 1AA

Key staff

  • Matron: Delilah Benjamin
  • Head of Nursing: Sally Sivas
  • Ward Manager: Celestine Lepcha Ghimere
  • Other key staff: Simon Drane, Solomon Kukubor and Manuel Oliva, junior charge nurses Cynthia Henry and Geraldine Bejerano, junior sisters

Ward routine

  • Ward rounds:

    Respiratory and cardiology consultants carry out a ward round each day Monday - Friday.

  • Medicine rounds: 6am, 8am, 12noon, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm
  • Breakfast: 8am, with early morning tea at 7am
  • Lunch: 12.30pm
  • Dinner: 5pm
  • Beverages: hot drinks served at 11am, 3pm, 8pm and during the day on request

Facilities on the ward

  • Number of inpatient beds: 27
  • Number of bays: 4
  • Number of single bedded rooms: 5
  • 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, ie nurses are able to safely monitor them.
  • Hospedia system available:

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

  • Other facilities: Four assisted shower rooms and seven toilets

Visiting the ward and restrictions for visitors

  • Visiting hours: 2.30pm - 8pm. 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:

    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 so that the ward can prepare for receiving new patients to the unit.

  • Good to know:

    Following admission, please could named toiletries, spectacles, hearing aids and dentures be brought in for patients as appropriate to aid with their recovery.

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

     

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