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Yeo Ward - Medicine

Ward Location:

RD&E Wonford Hospital, Level 1 Area B

Explanation / description:

Yeo is a 23 bedded Oncology ward with chemotherapy and radiotherapy as the main modes of treatment. 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 which include the administration of chemotherapy.

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 your are helping a relative to eat

Ward postal address:

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

Total number of beds:

23, plus 1 iodine 131 treatment room

No. of side rooms:

4

No. of bathrooms:

2

No. of showers:

1

What’s in the communal room:

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

Ward type:

Oncology

Directorate:

Cancer Services

Matron:

Clare Rowley

Senior Matron:

Neil Toghill

Ward Sister:

Clare Rowley, Claire Dummett

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 are 2 part time research nurses that help facilitate this.

 

 

 

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