Wynard Ward


Wynard Ward is a multi-function ward with inpatient Gynaecology beds and a 10 bed day surgery unit.

Attached to Wynard is an Ambulatory unit for outpatients who are attending for treatment.

More on what we do

Wynard ward cares for patients undergoing major gynaecology surgery, as well as day cases. This includes patients undergoing oncology surgery, hysterectomy, breast surgery and vaginal surgery.

Patients with pregnancy complications (up to 14 weeks  gestation) are also cared for here, as well as patients admitted as emergencies.

You will be cared for by a team of gynaecology consultants, junior doctors, nurses and healthcare assistants.

All of our team are supported by student nurses undergoing their training and trainee medical staff.


A variety of treatments are offered along with a wide and varied range of elective surgery. Some of these include:

  • Hysterectomy Uro Gynaecology procedures
  • Vaginal Prolapse Repair Biopsies
  • Laparoscopy Pregnancy loss
  • Vulval surgery Endometrial Ablation
  • Breast Surgery
  • Biopsies
  • Pregnancy loss
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Uro Gynaecology procedures

Our team

The ward is run by a Matron who is supported with a team of Registered Nurses and  Health Care Assistants along with support from the administration team. 

Wynard ward also work closely with the theatre team.

Patient leaflets and documents

Medical Management of Heavy Periods (RDE 17 013 002) pdf What to expect at your Gynaecology Appointment (RDE 20 073 001) pdf Vulval Biopsy (RDE 17 011 002) pdf Advice about Hysterectomy (RDE 20 125 001) pdf Vulval Surgery (RDE 18 072 001) pdf Having a Hysteroscopy (RDE 18 077 002) pdf What will happen after your operation and at the Gynaecology/Oncology Clinic (RDE 18 120 001) pdf Care of Vulval Skin Irritation (RDE 18 145 001) pdf Woman Discharged from the Vulval Clinic with Lichen Sclerosus and Lichen Planus (RDE 18 146 001) pdf Laparoscopic Morcellation (RDE 18 173 001) pdf Miscarriage: Types of Miscarriage (RDE 18 225 001) pdf Sterilisation for Women at The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (RDE 18 230 001) pdf Vaginal Prolapse and Repair (RDE 18 231 001) pdf Imiquimod Cream for Vulval Conditions (RDE 18 244 001) pdf Laparoscopic Hysteropexy (RDE 18 245 001) pdf Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy for Vaginal Vault Prolapse (RDE 18 246 001) pdf Colposcopy (RDE 18 070 002) pdf Vaginal Dilators (RDE 19 009 001) pdf Day Surgery on Wynard Ward (RDE 19 073 001) pdf Advice following Ultrasound scans where it is unclear what is happening to your pregnancy (RDE 19 075 001) pdf Hysterosalpingogram (HSG) (RDE 19 084 001) pdf Early Pregnancy Loss (RDE 19 085 001) pdf Surgical Termination of Pregnancy (RDE 19 087 001) pdf Having a Laparotomy for Gynaecological Surgery (RDE 19 091 001) pdf Endometrial Ablation (RDE 19 182 001) pdf Endometrial Biopsy (RDE 19 182 001) pdf Miscarriage and Treatments: Choices of Treatment for Miscarriage (RDE 18 078 002) pdf Medical Termination of Pregnancy (RDE 20 016 001) pdf Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (RDE 20 029 001) pdf Having a Cystoscopy (RDE 20 030 001) pdf The Post-menopausal Bleeding Clinic (RDE 20 031 001) pdf Having a Laparoscopy (RDE 18 052 002) pdf


The ward works closely with the Gynaecology Assessment Unit, pre-assessment and gynaecology theatres.

Supporting you

Women’s Health Counsellors are part of the team providing care in The Centre for Women’s Health.  We offer emotional support for women accessing the services of Gynaecology.

Gynaecology referrals for counselling support include:-

  • Decision making when considering gynaecology surgery, e.g. Hysterectomy
  • Post-operatively, within 4 months of surgery taking place.

Contact 01392 406678 or rde-tr.cwhcounsellors@nhs.net


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