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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:
- What is a stroke?
- What to bring with you and helpful information
- Duration of your hospital stay
- Rehabilitation on Wye Ward
- What happens after l leave hospital?
Stroke team members
- Healthcare assistants
- Occupational therapists
- Speech and language therapists
- Therapy support workers
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.
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/
Junior Ward Sister
Direct Telephone Number
01432 364111 or 355444 ext 5437