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COVID-19 Impacted Services

As part of our COVID-19 response, some services we deliver may have changed. Please view the Changes to Services page for more details.

Gastrointestinal and General Surgical Inpatient Unit

Gastrointestinal and General Surgical Unit, Pre and post-operative nursing care of elective general surgical patients with a predicted length of stay greater than 24hrs.

  • Provision of ongoing care for serious injuries and surgical emergencies admitted via the Accident and Emergency Department and Intensive Care.
  • Provision of High Acuity Nursing care in absence of beds in the ICU/High Dependency Unit.
  • Management of Gastroenterology patients.The prime function of GI/GE Digestive Health inpatient unit is to provide quality-nursing.

Care to both long and short stay pre and post-operative patients who fit into the following criteria:

  • Colorectal surgical and conditions
  • General surgery
  • Hepatobiliary patients
  • Upper gastrointestinal surgery
  • Trauma surgery and injuries
  • Liver patients
  • IBD patients.

The inpatient unit has 28 beds, 4x 2 bed rooms, 22x single rooms, (1x bariatric capacity). Communal staff rooms eg: Clean utility, dirty utility are located centrally with patient rooms bordering the unit.

Last updated 23 Dec 2016