Contact number: 01473 702 223
This is a nurse-led unit and we treat patients from all specialties.
The unit has 15 treatment areas – a bay with 8 recliner chairs specifically used for giving infusions and a 7 bed area used for procedures.
Regular infusions given on Rushmere are:
- blood products
- Zolendronic acid
- iron infusions
Some of the procedures undertaken on the unit are:
- chest drains
- lumbar punctures
- transesophageal echocardiograms
The unit is also the base for the OPAT team (Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Team) and the PICC service (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters).
Call: 01473 702 223
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm.
Car park and entrance:
- Nearest car park is G
- Entrance 8 (maternity)
- This ward is located on the first floor
- Lunch: 12pm
- Dinner: 5pm
Refreshments of tea and coffee are available from our self-serve station in the infusion suite. If you feel you would need further refreshments/snacks/lunch while during your stay on the unit, it is advised that you bring this with you.
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