We are a general medical ward and deal with a variety of medical conditions. We have 18 beds and provide care for male and female patients.
The team that supports you consists of:
- Sister, navy blue uniform with a white trim
- Staff Nurse, royal blue uniform with white trim
- Health Care Assistant, light blue uniform with white trim
- medical colleagues
- allied health professionals, such as physiotherapists
We're on the second floor at the General Hospital, in the granite block above the Radiology Department. Our address is:
Floor 2 Granite Block
Jersey JE1 3QS
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Our visiting times are from 3.30pm to 7.30pm daily.
Patients can now have up to two named visitors visit them, however only one visitor can visit at any one time. Visits should be arranged in advance with the ward.
These guidelines will remain under review and will be subject to change if the situation around COVID-19 changes within the general hospital.
Parking is available in Patriotic Street car park.
The nearest parking areas for disabled drivers is in front of the main building and Patriotic Street car park. There are no toilet facilities on Bartlett Ward for visitors. The nearest disabled / visitors toilets are at The Parade entrance and Gwyneth Huelin Wing.
What to expect
Multi disciplinary ward rounds are undertaken daily. Your nurse lets you know when your doctor is likely to see you. We can arrange for a nurse or doctor to speak to a family member by prior arrangement.
Having a healthy balanced diet and good fluid intake is vital to your recovery from illness. Our mealtimes are:
- breakfast at 8am
- hot cooked lunch at 12.30pm
- dinner at 5.30pm
Let us know if you would like us, a relative or carer to assist you at mealtimes. We cater for special dietary requirements.
Due to allergies, infection control issues and space, we kindly ask that flowers are not brought on to the ward.
Mobile phones and Wi-Fi
You can use mobile phones and other electronic equipment on the ward, as long as they are used respectfully. Wi-Fi is available so ask us for details.
Recovery is a team effort and you play an important part to help you to recover quickly. Keep moving during and after your stay on the ward. The physiotherapists can give you exercises and ideas. Keep doing as much as possible for yourself to maintain your muscle strength and functional abilities.
We recommend you leave all your valuables at home as we don't accept any responsibility for their loss or damage.
What to bring
On admission, you need to bring:
- all medications you’re currently taking
- loose casual clothes and night wear
- well supported / comfortable shoes
- necessary toiletries
As part of your care assessment, we encourage you to wash and dress as independently as possible.
When we discharge you
It’s important that you arrange to be collected when you’re discharged. Let us know if you need a medical certificate. We’ll let you know of any outpatient appointments you need by a letter sent in the post. You may be referred to the Rapid Response Reablement Team or other services if required.
You can contact us from Monday to Sunday. If we’re with patients, we cannot always answer the phone straight away, so try again later. Suggested telephone times for routine calls are after 10am daily.
We only provide information to your relatives and friends with your permission. One person, nominated by the patient, should make enquiries to the ward. Patient confidentiality is essential.
There are occasions when we're unable to share information. Contact the ward manager if you need to discuss this:
Ward telephone: +44 (0) 1534 442114
Senior Sister: Claire Powell
An interpreting service is available for languages including Portuguese and Polish. Contact us in advance so we can book this service for you.
Tel: +44 (0) 1534 442114
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