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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.

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C5 (care of the older person and general medicine) at St Helier Hospital

C5 (care of the older person and general medicine)

  • Specialisation: Care of the older person and general medicine
  • Location: St Helier Hospital
  • Telephone number: 020 8296 2613 / 2614

Location

Fifth floor, C block

Postal address to write to patients

C5 (care of the older person and general medicine)
St Helier Hospital
Wrythe Lane
Carshalton
Surrey
SM5 1AA

Key staff

  • Matron: George Donley
  • Head of Nursing: Sally Sivas
  • Ward Manager: Nseabasi Ekpenyong

Ward routine

  • Ward rounds:

    During the week the various teams of doctors conduct a round every day, usually in the morning or early afternoon.

  • Medicine rounds: 6am, 8am, 12noon, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm
  • Breakfast: 7.30am - 8.30am (early morning tea)
  • Lunch: 12noon - 1pm
  • Dinner: 5pm - 6pm
  • Drinks and snacks are available at other times.

Facilities on the ward

  • Number of inpatient beds: 13
  • Number of bays: 1 bay, consisting of 8 beds
  • Number of single bedded rooms: 5 single rooms, 3 with ensuite toilet facilities
  • Single/mixed sex: This ward is for women only. Some patients will have their own bedroom and toilet in the single rooms which have ensuite facilities.
  • Hospedia system available:

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

  • Other facilities: 2 shower rooms, 3 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
  • Mobile phone policy: Mobile phones must be switched off and cannot be used.
  • Other restrictions for visitors:

    When planning to bring children to visit please check with the nurse in charge first.

    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:

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

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

    This ward is an escalation area which might not be open at all times.

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