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Yeo Ward - Cancer Services

Ward Location:

RD&E Wonford Hospital, Level 1 Area B

Explanation / description:

Yeo is a 23 bedded Oncology ward caring for patients receiving a range of anti-cancer treatments, procedures, and assistance with symptom control.  We have close links with the palliative care services, outpatients, Cherrybrook daycase unit, and the FORCE Cancer Support Centre. The team consists of Consultants, Registrars, Senior House Officers, Nurses, Nursing auxiliaries, Ward Clerk, and Housekeepers. The nurses have specialist skills in administration of chemotherapy and symptom management.

Ward phone number(s):

01392 402881, 01392 402872

Ward specialty(ies):

Oncology

Visiting times:

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No. visitors at any time:

Flexible – speak to ward staff

Other visitor information:

Avoid lunchtimes 12.30 – 13.30 unless you are helping a relative to eat or have been given open visiting permission.

Ward postal address:

Yeo Ward, RD&E Hospital (Wonford), Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5DW

Total number of beds:

23

No. of side rooms:

4

No. of bathrooms:

2

No. of showers:

2

What’s in the communal room:

TV, radio, comfortable chairs and access to the courtyard garden

Ward type:

Oncology

Directorate:

Cancer Services

Matron:

Lorraine Pickard

Senior Nurse:

Clare Rowley

Ward Sister:

Julie Lovell and Jess Renney

Clinical Director:

John Renninson

Additional Information:

There are Counsellors and an aromatherapist available funded by local cancer charity FORCE.
Many patients are treated within clinical trials and there is a team of research nurses who support patients during this time.

 

 

 

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