The Jersey General Hospital is closed to all visitors to protect patients and staff following an increase in community COVID-19 cases
Patient information during COVID-19
Patients can attend outpatient clinic appointments and planned procedures, but must come alone. Children or vulnerable adults can be accompanied by one other person wearing appropriate PPE.
About Corbiere Ward
We are a 16 bed acute medical ward and treat a wide variety of medical conditions, including stroke.
We are on the fifth floor of the General Hospital and our address is:
Jersey JE1 3QS
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Visiting times and information
Visiting times are limited on all wards between 2pm to 4pm, and 7pm to 8pm daily. Only 1 pre-arranged visitor per patient can be present at any one time.
Patients will be asked to give the names of relatives and friends who would wish to visit them. Each patient can name a maximum of 2 visitors only. Only those named visitors will be given access and only adults are allowed to visit at this time.
Visitors will receive pre-visit screening to:
- assess travel history and symptom checking
- confirm any previous known exposure to COVID-19
- arrange which ward / department they will be visiting
Visitors will need to:
- enter the hospital via the Gwyneth Huelin entrance
- sign in on entry to the ward or department
- maintain correct hand-hygiene techniques
- wear Protective Personal Equipment (PPE), which will be provided
These important measures are in place to keep people safe. We ask that visitors comply with the guidelines for their continued protection.
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 is a lift and disabled toilet facilities on Corbiere Ward.
What to expect
As a patient on Corbiere Ward we support you with our 24 hour nursing care.
Meals and nutrition
Having a healthy balanced diet and good fluid intake is of vital importance to your recovery from illness.
Our mealtimes are:
- breakfast, 8am to 8.30am
- morning tea, 9.30am to 10am
- lunch, 12.45pm to 1.45pm
- afternoon tea, 2.30pm
- supper, 5.30pm to 6.30pm
- evening drink, 8.30pm to 9pm
We provide fresh drinking water, which is changed regularly during the day.
What to bring
Bring comfortable walking shoes, loose casual clothes, nightwear and necessary toiletries. We encourage you to wear your usual clothes during the day and to sit out of bed if you are able. It’s helpful if you could have your clothing labelled with your name.
You need to ensure that your visitors or family check for laundry daily and bring fresh clothes regularly as we don’t have a laundry facilities.
We aim to discharge you by 11am on the day of discharge. We give you 7 days supply of your medication. Any further supplies can be obtained from your GP. A discharge summary and list of your medications are sent to your GP.
If you are due to have an outpatient appointment, this will be sent to you in the post after your discharge.
You can contact us at any time from Monday to Sunday. If we’re with patients, we cannot always answer the phone straight away, so try again later.
Patient confidentiality is essential. There are occasions when we're unable to share information. Contact the ward manager if you need to discuss this
Tel: +44 (0) 1534 442772
The team that will support you consists of:
- nursing staff
- medical staff
- physiotherapy staff
- occupational therapy team
- speech and language therapist
If you have any suggestions or comments about our service, we welcome your feedback.
Send us your feedback
We have Portuguese speakers and can provide a translator if needed. Call us in advance so we can make the appropriate arrangements for you.
Tel: +44 (0) 1534 442772.