Hascombe is the Children’s ward and is located on level F
After a £1m fundraising campaign, Hascombe Ward was opened in 2005. It now has up to 28 inpatient beds and 6 assessment beds and a play room. Hascombe ward prides itself on being able to deliver fine care, not just for its patients, whose ages range from 0 – 15, but also supporting their families in what can be very difficult times.
Jane James is the Matron
Nichola Waghorn is the Senior Ward Sister
Hascombe can be telephoned by calling 01483 571122, extension 4071
Visiting: One resident parent/carer can be present 24 hours a day, 2nd parent from 08:00-20:00, all other visitors from 2-8pm unless otherwise discussed with the nurse in charge.
What Hascombe Ward parents/patients said:
“This is the NHS that patients dream of”
“Very, very good experience on the ward by everyone, can’t fault the care”
“We were seen quickly and efficiently by both the nurses and the doctors”
“Everyone was professional”
“The patient (age 5) liked getting the stickers when he was brave”
“All our questions were answered no matter how many we asked”
“The ward is very efficient and we were very quickly seen by both the nursing and medical staff”
“We liked the continuity of care, we saw the same nurse all day and she really knew what was happening to our daughter, which was really reassuring”
“The playroom is fantastic”