Morriston Hospital

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Main switchboard: 01792 702222

 

URGENT: COVID-19 VISITING Update - Tuesday, March 24

All general hospital visiting has now stopped, effective immediately.

The ONLY exceptions are:
PAEDIATRICS: One parent or carer at a time
MATERNITY: One birthing partner
PALLIATIVE (end of life) care. One family member at a time, if it is safe to do so. Please discuss arrangements with the ward manager.

This is in response to the latest Government announcement about restriction of movements.

Please note: you must NOT visit if you are feeling unwell, especially if you have a high temperature or new persistent cough.

We do have free WiFi on all our sites, so if you can, please 'virtual visit' your relative or friend on their smartphone or tablet on What'sApp, FaceTime, Messenger etc

To help us manage the surge of potential telephone calls our wards may now receive from relatives checking on patients, we are asking patients to nominate a single member of their family (or carer) to be the designated person to contact us.

If your loved one is not well enough or able to designate someone, we will discuss this with a family member.

Having a designated person will avoid several members of the same family ringing the ward.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Checking on patients

Families often get updates on patients’ progress when they visit, or they call the ward to find out.

With face-to-face information now suspended and COVID-19 pressures growing, there is a real risk that families and carers will find it increasingly difficult to find out how their loved ones are doing.

So we now have dedicated email addresses in place to assist with this. We ask that only one member of a family or one carer is the delegated person to be the contact point, and that they then make arrangements to tell the rest of the family.

Please ensure when you email us that you provide the patient’s name, address, date of birth and Ward details (if known) to help us identify them.

SBU.MorristonPatientContact@wales.nhs.uk

SBU.SingletonPatientContact@wales.nhs.uk

SBU.NeathPatientContact@wales.nhs.uk

If you do not have access to email, you can ring 01792 583700 to leave a message and this will be relayed to the ward once a day.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Children's Services

We are rearranging some of our children’s services in Morriston Hospital in response to COVID-19.

From Monday, 30th March, the hospital’s Paediatric Emergency Department will be co-located with the Paediatric Assessment Unit to form a dedicated Children’s Emergency Unit (CEU). This is to protect children and their families during the outbreak.

The entrance to CEU is located by driving past the main emergency department entrance and taking the next right turn. Signage will be visible.

The unit will accept patients aged 0-16.

We are currently only allowing one parent or carer, and the entrance is drop off only. Parking is usual hospital parking areas.

The pathway for GP referrals remains the same.

Ward Contact Numbers

  • Acute Medical Assessment Unit East - (01792) 532416
  • Acute Medical Assessment Unit West - (01792) 532414
  • A (Musculoskeletal) - (01792) 703402 or 703403
  • Anglesey (Respiratory) - (01792) 703831 or 703832
  • B (Musculoskeletal) - (01792) 703405 or 703406
  • C (Cardiology) - (01792) 703630 or 703650
  • Cardiac Short Stay Unit - (01792) 704099
  • Cardigan (Burns and plastics) - (01792) 703227 or 703229
  • Clydach (Plastics) - (01792) 532418
  • Coronary Care Unit Cardiology - (01792) 703634 or 703635532418 
  • Cyril Evans (Cardiology) - (01792) 704132 or 704133
  • Cyril Evans HDU (Cardiology) - (01792) 703731 or 618895
  • Dan Danino (Cardiology) - (01792) 704130 or 704130
  • D (Medical) - (01792) 703654 or 703655
  • Dyfed (Burns and plastics) - (01792) 703622 or 703623
  • E (SDMU) - (01792) 703457 or 703458
  • F (Medical) - (01792) 703599 or 703490 
  • Fracture Clinic (Trauma and orthopaedics) - (01792) 703306
  • Gower (Medical) - (01792) 703646 or 703647 
  • G (Surgical) - (01792) 703484 or 703485
  • H (Surgical) - (01792) 703487 or 703488
  • ITU Deep South - No direct line
  • ITU South - (01792) 618874 or 618873
  • ITU North - (01792) 703774 or 703007
  • ITU East - (01792) 703480 or 703481
  • ITU West - (01792) 703471 or 703472
  • ITU Reception - (01792) 703447 or 703479
  • J (Musculoskeletal) - (01792) 703461 or 703462
  • M (Children’s surgery) - (01792) 618891
  • Oakwood (Children's medicine) - (01792) 703585 or 703611
  • Pembroke (Plastic surgery) - (01792) 703966 or 703967
  • Plastic Surgery Monitoring Unit (PSMU) - (01792) 703942
  • Powys - (01792) 703624 or 703625
  • R (Vascular) - (01792) 703442 or 703443
  • Surgical Decision Making Unit (SDMU)* - (01792) 703445 or 703446
  • S (Medical) - (01792) 703638 or 703662
  • Tempest (Burns and plastics) - (01792) 703801 or 703802
  • T (Surgical) - (01792) 703445 or 703446 
  • Ty Olwen (Palliative Care) - (01792) 703412
  • V (Surgical) - (01792) 703743 or 703752
  • W (Musculoskeletal) - (01792) 703247 or 703245
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