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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.

A4 (Endoscopy Unit) at St Helier Hospital

A4 (Endoscopy Unit)

  • Specialisation: Endoscopy ward: all diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy procedures
  • Location: St Helier Hospital
  • Telephone number: 020 8296 2858 / 3198

Location

Fourth floor, A block

Postal address to write to patients

A4 (Endoscopy Unit)
St Helier Hospital
Wrythe Lane
Carshalton
Surrey
SM5 1AA

Key staff

  • Matron: Joy Stillman
  • Other key staff: Stephen Collins, Endoscopy Practitioner Mr Ashraf Raja, Lead Clinician Luise Dowling, Senior Sister Susan Pearl Reid, Junior Sister Clare Poole, Junior Sister Cynthia Opoku Antoh, Junior Sister Liliya Petryk, Junior Sister

Ward routine

  • Ward rounds:

    No ward rounds, doctors are always on the unit or easily contactable.

Facilities on the ward

  • Number of inpatient beds: 10 trolleys
  • Single/mixed sex: This ward is a specialist area, single sex lists are booked but in emergency situations, 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.
  • Other facilities: 1 shower 1 male, 1 female and 2 disabled toilets 3 endoscopy rooms 1 manometry room Private admission and discharge rooms Ensuite enema room

Visiting the ward and restrictions for visitors

  • Visiting hours: Visitors can stay on the unit whilst their relatives are having their procedure or go home and pick them up when they are ready.
  • 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

  • Can I receive flowers?: Yes
  • What you cannot bring or use at this ward:

    Please do not bring any valuables into the unit/hospital. We cannot take responsibility for any loss.

Additional information

  • Going home:

    All patients who have sedation or general anaesthetic must be taken home and stayed with for 24 hours.

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