Eastwood is a 18 bedded female only ward, specialising in
Gynaecology, Gynaecology/Oncology surgery and General Female
Surgery. We nurse patients from the ages of 16 years and
upwards. If there are specific patient requirements we may nurse
We provide an in patient service as well as running a Triage and
Early Pregnancy service.
We triage patients who are experiencing acute gynaecological
problems, who have been referred by their GP or via A&E, and
occasionally self referrals.
We are fortunate in having a large team of trained staff, made
up of very experienced senior nurses and supported by an excellent
team of Health Care Assistants (HCAs) and clerical staff.
We pride ourselves on providing high standards of care, for
both physical and emotional needs.
Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU)
The early pregnancy unit is located on Eastwood Ward on the
second floor of the Cardigan wing.
This unit aims to provide a dedicated service for women up to 17
weeks pregnant that are experiencing pain or bleeding, or have
previously experienced problems in early pregnancy.
Women over 17 weeks pregnant should contact MB1 on 01702
This is not a walk in service, we operate an appointment system
Our opening hours are:
Monday to Friday - 07:45 - 15:45
Sunday 08:00 - 12:00 midday
Contact numbers - 01702 385534 or 01702 385532
We have an answerphone service in place, if your call is not
answered please talk slowly and clearly leaving your name and
contact number and a member of the early pregnancy unit staff will
call you back.
Out of these hours and in the event of an emergency please
contact Eastwood ward on 01702 385077.
Sister Cheryl Guinea and sister Jane Ansell
Early pregnancy unit telephone numbers
01702 385534 or 01702 385532
Contact email address
Second floor, Cardigan Wing
Gynaecology and femal surgery
Visiting and other instructions
Visiting hours are between 07:00 and 21:00. Please keep
visitors to a maximum of two per bed,
and note that no children under five years of age are permitted on
As a patient on this ward, you
may be under the care of one or more of these
- Mr Raajkumar
- Mr Raman
- Miss Tripathi
- Mr Singh
- Miss Kolomainen
- Mr Razvi
- Mr Kalkur
- Miss Jennings
- Mr Lee
- Mr Hussain
Specialist teams who care for
patients on this ward
- Early pregnancy unit
- Gynaecology triage service (referral only)
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