|Florence Nightingale Ward
Level B, Jubilee Wing, Basildon University Hospital,
Who the ward is for
Patients who need general medical care or with respiratory conditions
About the ward
Florence Nightingale Ward is a general medical ward for patients who come into hospital either as a planned or an emergency admission. The ward specialises in the care of patients with respiratory conditions and provides:
Staff work closely with the respiratory nurse specialists, lung cancer nurse specialists, sleep services and TB nurse specialists.
Number of beds
There are an additional eight high dependency beds in the acute respiratory care unit.Ward facilities
There is a quiet room close to the entrance of the ward.
Senior Sister: Viola Ndlovu
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
Patient Information leaflets
There are a number of leaflets about respiratory conditions displayed for patients and relatives information. Patient information folders are available. If there is not a copy in the bay then please ask a member of staff. If you need a specific leaflet please speak to the nursing team who will be happy to help.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 March 2014 14:59