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
- PICC line insertions
- 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
Sandwiches and light refreshments are available for patients at the times below. Please bring in your own snacks for other times of the day.
- Lunch: 12pm
- Dinner: 5pm
Hot drinks are available. These are provided by the Rushmere charitable fund – donations to the fund are appreciated but not compulsory.
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