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Welcome to the Gynaecology Ward

Ward 62 is a 28 bedded ward dedicated to the care of gynaecology patients.  We treat patients both from our local community and from across the region, admitting over 4000 patients every year.

We care for women with a range of different conditions including:

Observations

  • Gynaecological oncology
  • Patients with early pregnancy problems (less than 20 weeks pregnant)
  • Infertility
  • General gynaecology
  • Urological gynaecology
  • General gynaecological emergencies
  • Women undergoing termination of pregnancy for social or medical reasons.

We have 28 in patient beds throughout the day and 20 beds overnight and at weekend.

We have an admissions lounge on Ward 62 where patients are seen prior to surgery and go directly to theatre then return to a bed on Ward 62 for their post operative care.

Between 10.00 pm and 8.00 am (seven days a week) we also see all women with gynaecological emergencies on the ward.

We operate an enhanced recovery programme in which we encourage active recovery after major gynaecological surgery.

Patientrack

 

Our staff:

Ward Manager: Jane Siswick

 

We also have a team of Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) providing support:

 

You may also receive additional support from:

  • Pharmacy.  Our Pharmacist, Fran Garraghan, is available during the week to support you with and medication issues and information with support from pharmacy technicians.
  • Physiotherapists, who will provide support as required on a daily basis.
  • Occupational Therapists, who visit weekly.

 

Location:

The ward is on the second floor of Saint Mary's Hospital

 

Visiting:                       

Visiting is between 2.00 pm and 8.00 pm daily (including weekends).

Visiting is strictly restricted to a maximum of 2 persons per bed and we advise against children visiting.

We also operate protected meal times between 12.00 pm - 1.00 pm and 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm daily.  Visitors are not allowed on the ward during these times.

 

Contact numbers:         

Ward Reception: (0161) 276 6518 or (0161) 276 6410

Nurses station: (0161) 276 6105 or (0161) 701 7434

 

Information leaflets:

Our patient information leaflets provide additional information about the ward and what to expect during your stay.

Please click the titles below to view the leaflet:

 

Additional support:

Endometriosis UK:

Suites 1&2, 46 Manchester Street, London, W1U 7LS

Helpline:           0808 808 2227

Telephone:        020 7222 2781
Fax:                 020 7222 2786
E-mail:             admin@endometriosis-uk.org
Twitter:             www.twitter.com/endometriosisUK
Facebook:        www.facebook.com/endometriosisuk

 

Ovacome

Support Line:    0845 371 0554

E-mail:             Support@ovacome.org.uk

 

Cancer Research UK: Ovarian Cancer - This section of CancerHelp UK tells you about ovarian cancer - including symptoms and causes, tests and treatment, living with ovarian cancer and current research.

 

HealthTalk Online - Ovarian Cancer - HealthTalk Online lets you share in other people's experiences of health and illness. You can watch or listen to videos of the interviews, read about people's experiences and find reliable information about conditions, treatment choices and support.

 

Macmillan ovarian cancer information centre - Information about ovarian cancer from Macmillian - diagnosis, treatment and other sources of support.

 

Gynaecological Health:

 

The Daisy Network - A registered charity for women who have experienced a premature menopause.

 

The Eve Appeal - The Eve Appeal funds research into ovarian cancer and other gynaecological cancers.

 

The Hysterectomy Association - The Association offers advice and information for any woman considering a hysterectomy.

 

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust - Jo's Trust offers information and support to women, their families and friends affected by pre-cancer and cancer of the cervix.

 

Other Sources of Support:

 

Cancer Buddies Network - Connect with people living through similar cancer experiences, be they patients, carers, or family and friends, for the purpose of giving and receiving cancer support, sharing, comparing, chatting and making long-lasting friendships.

 

Look Good, Feel Better - Cancer support charity that helps women manage the visible side effects of cancer treatment.

 

Penny Brohn Cancer Care - Offers specialist support including complementary therapies, nutritional advice & counselling for people living with cancer and their loved ones.

 

Tenovus - A charity that aims to deliver the best treatment and support for cancer patients and their families in their local communities across Wales.

 

Infertility Network UK

Charter House, 43 St Leonards Road, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex, TN40 1JA

Telephone:        0800 008 7464

Fax:                 01424 731 858