Acute Medical Unit - WestLevel C, Basildon University Hospital,
Nethermayne, Basildon, Essex, SS16 5NL
Who the unit is for
Female patients who need acute medical care. Patients may be referred by their GP, community services or the Accident and Emergency department (A&E).
About the unit
The Acute Medical Unit West, provides assessment and medical care for female patients including:
The Acute Medical Unit West is not a hospital ward. Patients are not expected to stay for longer than 24-48 hours.
Following assessment and any immediate treatment, patients may be admitted onto a hospital ward or they may be discharged home where appropriate. We work closely with community health and social care services to support the patient's discharge home.
Open from 11am to 7pm with a quiet time between 5pm - 6.30pm. The quiet time does not mean relatives and friends cannot visit, just that consideration needs to be given to activity and clinical interventions during this time.
Information for visitors:
Acute Medical Unit West
Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 August 2014 11:55