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Elsdon Ward

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Elsdon Ward

Level A, Basildon University Hospital,
Nethermayne, Basildon, Essex, SS16 5NL

Who the ward is for

Women with gynaecology problems and women who have had surgery.

About the ward

Elsdon Ward provides treatment and care for women with gynaecology problems, including:

  • inpatient and outpatient assessment and treatment
  • tests and investigations
  • investigation and treatment for suspected or diagnosed cancer of the reproductive tract
  • treatment and care for ectopic pregnancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, hypodermises gravidarium, endometriosis, psychosexual health problems
  • minimal invasive surgery through the vagina or abdomen
  • counselling on all aspects of women's health, including miscarriage, bereavement and infertility
  • termination of pregnancy, including counselling and sexual health advice
  • mobile information support service for patients with cancer
  • 24-hour access by telephone to experienced gynaecology nursing staff 

The ward also provides care for women following an operation.

Number of beds

The single sex ward has 15 beds:

  • 12 beds in four bed bays
  • 3 beds in side rooms



Senior Sister: Elizabeth Heasman

Telephone number:
01268 524900 ext 4528

Visiting Times

Open from 2.30pm - 8.30pm 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

  • Children and flowers are welcomed.

Meal times

Breakfast: 7.30am
Lunch: 12.30pm
Supper: 5.30pm


Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 March 2014 14:59

Contact Us

  • Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Nethermayne, Basildon
    Essex  SS16 5NL
  • Switchboard 01268 524900

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