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Visiting has been stopped at our hospitals and there are changes in place to a number of services. For more details visit our Coronavirus page

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Wye Ward

Visiting restrictions updated - 18/8/20

Visiting restrictions have been eased at our hospitals for patients who have been in hospital for ten days or more who will now be able to have visitors under a restricted visiting regime.

However, there are exceptions where visiting to specific areas is still not permitted.  Please see below further information regarding this and please do not just visit our hospitals without following the visiting regime outlined below.

Visit the coronavirus page to access further information regarding which areas you can visit, the visiting regime in place, requirement to arrange the visit with the nurse in charge in advance of your visit, requirement for visitors to be temperature checked on arrival and wear a face mask.

About Wye Ward

The County Hospital Stroke Unit is located on Wye Ward, which can be found on the first floor of the main hospital building.

A stroke unit is an organized in-hospital facility that is devoted to care for patients with stroke. It is staffed by a multidisciplinary team with specialist knowledge in stroke care.

Wye Ward is a 26 bedded stroke unit which includes:

  • A 6 bedded hyper acute stroke unit (HASU) which is generally used for the initial part of your stay on the ward.
  • The remaining 20 beds are a mix of acute and rehabilitation stroke beds, where you will continue to have your rehabilitation at this acute stage of stroke recovery.

Find out about your stay:

Stroke team members 

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Healthcare assistants
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Speech and language therapists
  • Therapy support workers
  • Pharmacist
  • Dietitians
  • Psychologists

Each of the team members has a special interest/expertise in stroke care. You may not meet all of the team if their input is not required or necessary.

Research

As a way of continuing to develop stroke services at Wye Valley NHS Trust we compile data as part of the Sentinel Stroke National Audit programme which is shared locally and nationally. The data gathered is all completely anonymised, for further information see www.strokeaudit.org/

 

Contact Details

Ward Sister
Linda Kehoe

Junior Ward Sister

Genevieve Edwards
Bhavana George
Rebecca Clifton

Direct Telephone Number
01432 364111 or 355444 ext 5437

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