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Endoscopy Unit - Medicine

Ward Location:

RD&E Wonford Hospital, Level 2, Area N

Explanation / description:

Endoscopy unit is a day-case unit  open from 8-6:30 Monday –Saturday, specialising in all endoscopic procedures ie. Gastroscopy, colonoscopy, E.R.C.P., Flexible sigmoidoscopy, P.e.g. insertion. A variety of consultants attend the unit to perform clinics ranging from gastroenterology, respiratory, urology, hickman lines & pain clinic.

Ward phone number(s):

01392 402400 / 01392 402249

Ward specialty(ies):

Gastroenterology, Respiratory, Urology.

Visiting times:

N/A

No. visitors at any time:

N/A

Other visitor information:

Visitors are welcome to attend the endoscopy unit but are requested to stay in the waiting area until patients are ready to be discharged.

Ward postal address:

Endoscopy Unit, RD&E Wonford Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5DW

Total number of beds:

15 patient trolleys

No. of male beds / female beds:

6 male, 8 female & 1 side-room

Patients are allocated into single sexed bays

No. of side rooms:

1

No. of bathrooms:

3 patient accessible toilets.

No. of showers:

0

What’s in the communal room:

Chairs, access to information leaflets

Ward type:

Day case

Directorate:

Medicine

Matron (Acting):

Paula Anderson

Senior Matron:

Sally Walker

Ward Sister:

Lorraine Pai, Emma Treanor, Annie Young

Clinical Director :

Dr Shyam Prasad

Ward Clerk:

Justine Renaud, Sadie Curgenven

 

 

Endoscopy Unit - Tiverton

Ward Location:

Tiverton Hospital, First Floor

Explanation / description:

Endoscopy unit is a day-case unit open from 8-6:30 Monday–Friday specialising in endoscopic procedures ie. Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Flexible sigmoidoscopy. A variety of consultants from the Royal Devon & Exeter Foundation trust (RDEFT) attend the unit.

Ward phone number(s):

01884 235508, 01884 235505

Ward specialty(ies):

Gastroenterology, Urology.

Visiting times:

N/A

No. visitors at any time:

N/A

Other visitor information:

Visitors are welcome to attend the endoscopy unit but are requested to stay in the waiting area until patients are ready to be discharged

Ward postal address:

Day Case Unit, Tiverton Hospital, Kennedy Way, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6NT

Total number of beds:

11 patient trolleys

No. of male beds / female beds:

4 male, 4 female & 2 side-rooms

Patients are allocated into single sexed bays.

No. of side rooms:

2 x on Suite

No. of bathrooms:

3 patient accessible toilets.

No. of showers:

1

What’s in the communal room:

Chairs, access to information leaflets, Television, Tropical fish tank

Ward type:

Day case

Directorate:

Critical Care

Matron (Acting):

Sue Pearcey

Senior Matron:

Janet Jones

Ward Sister:

Ruth Williamson, Nicola Moon.

Clinical Director :

Dr Sham Prasad.

Ward Clerk:

Jane Purcigo, Jane Ellis

 

 

 

 

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