Albury Ward is a thirty-bed acute Respiratory Unit that manages patients with a range of serious acute respiratory illnesses as well as long term respiratory conditions. The ward is run by an innovative specialist team that provides care with a holistic and multi-disciplinary approach, which includes five Respiratory Consultants, Specialist Respiratory Nurses, a Sleep Team, a Smoking Cessation Team, a Respiratory Physiotherapist, and Occupational Therapists.
We manage patients on non-invasive ventilation, patients that require long term ventilation/home ventilation therapy, and numerous other respiratory cases that require close monitoring. The ward is equipped to receive patients from the Emergency Assessment Unit, Accident and Emergency, and the Intensive Care Unit.
Seven days a week, 3pm - 5pm and 6pm - 8pm. Please note that visiting restrictions are currently in place throughout the Trust.
Breakfast: 8am - 9am
Lunch: 12.30pm - 1.45pm
Dinner: 5.30pm - 6.30pm
The ward is located at the East Wing, Level E. View map.
Upon entering the main entrance of the hospital, you will see the main reception, turn right at the end of the corridor and proceed straight until you reach the entrance to the Intensive Treatment Unit (ITU). Bear right and take the East Wing lifts to level E. Upon exiting the lifts, turn left until you see the entrance for Albury Ward on your left.
There will be directional signs throughout your trip at the hospital, and should you find yourself lost, feel free to ask one of our friendly hospital staff who will be happy to guide you in the right direction.