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Richard Bright Ward at St Helier Hospital

Richard Bright Ward

  • Specialisation: Patients with complex renal conditions, Haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and plasma exchange treatments are carried out on the ward by the acute dialysis team.
  • Location: St Helier Hospital
  • Telephone number: 020 8296 2506 / 4712

Location

Ground floor, G block

Postal address to write to patients

Richard Bright Ward
St Helier Hospital
Wrythe Lane
Carshalton
Surrey
SM5 1AA

Key staff

  • Matron: Theresa Breslin
  • Head of Nursing: Susie Mallinder
  • Ward Manager: Susan Kareem

Ward routine

  • Ward rounds:

    Renal specialist registrars and senior house officers are on the wards daily from 8.30am. The ward is managed by a named consultant at the time. Consultant ward rounds usually take place during the afternoon, generally Monday, Wednesday and Friday (this is variable).

     

  • Medicine rounds: 8am, 12noon, 6pm, 10pm
  • Breakfast: 7am
  • Lunch: 12noon
  • Dinner: 5.30pm
  • Richard Bright ward is just beyond the renal reception desk.

Facilities on the ward

  • Number of inpatient beds: 17
  • Number of bays: 2
  • Number of single bedded rooms: 5 (1 has ensuite facilities)
  • Single/mixed sex: This ward is for women only. Some patients will have their own bedroom and bathroom. Men may be admitted to the single rooms if no other beds are available.
  • Hospedia system available:

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

     

  • Other facilities: 3 bathrooms, 3 toilets (including access for disabled patients), no day room

Visiting the ward and restrictions for visitors

  • Visiting hours: 2pm - 8pm daily. If any relative or friend would like to attend the ward to help with feeding this is welcomed during meal times.
  • Max visitors per bed: 2
  • Mobile phone policy: Mobile phones are not encouraged to be used at the bedside.
  • Other restrictions for visitors:

    Children are admitted 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:

    We are making sure that each patient is being informed about their future needs for dialysis as appropriate and any future investigations, including any post-procedure requirements.

     

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