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Clyst Acute Stroke Unit - Medicine

Ward Location:

RD&E Wonford Hospital, Level 2 End of E-link corridor

Explanation / description:

Clyst is an Acute Stroke Unit and is staffed by a large Multi-Disciplinary team consisting of Nurses, Doctors, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, a Speech and Language Therapist, and a Ward Clerk


We provide a stroke nurse practitioner service who are on call every day, they receive referrals and access all suspected stroke and TIA (Transient Ischaemic Attack or Mini Stroke) patients and arrange direct admission to the unit.


We also run a daily TIA (Transient Ischaemic Attack or Mini Stroke) clinic

Any additional directions:

Enter the hospital via the main entrance go up one level and take the E link corridor which lies at a right angle to the main corridor. Clyst is situated just on the left at the end of the corridor

Ward phone number(s):

01392 402507 / 01392 402508

Ward specialty(ies):


Visiting times:

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No. visitors at any time:

2 per bed click for more information

Other visitor information:

Stroke patients tire easily and are very susceptible to infection – please ensure you are fit to visit and be prepared to cut your visit short if advised to do so

Ward postal address:

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

Total number of beds:

28 beds (11 acute, 17 rehab including side rooms)

No. of side rooms:

3 single bed side rooms and one 2 bed side room

No. of bathrooms:

One specially adapted bathroom

No. of showers:

One wet room shower facility for our most disabled patients

What’s in the communal room:

We have a large dayroom in which meals are taken by our more stable patients. This room is also equipped with a variety of resources for activities such as reading, listening to music, playing cards, completing jigsaws etc (all resources have been purchased via fundraising activities). There are also a variety of information leaflets and educational resources to enable patients and families to learn more about stroke

Ward type:

Acute Stroke Unit




Donna Parsons

Senior Matron:

Ginette Clarkson

Ward Sister:

Amy Connolly
Meghan O'Neill
Tracey Alford
Sandra Greaney
Ana Pacheco Correia Pinto     

Clinical Director:

Martin James

Ward Clerk:

Sebastian Benfield

Ward Secretary:

Katherine Choudhury


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