Rayner ward is a 16 bedded inpatient female gynaecology and surgical ward. We provide inpatient and outpatient gynaecology services.
The outpatient services we provide are:
- gynaecology oncology
- early pregnancy assessment unit (EPAU)
- nurse led ring pessary clinic
- LBC clinics (smear tests)
Rayner ward is located in Gwyneth Huelin Wing, on floor R. You can also access the ward from the main hospital entrance and follow the link corridor to the lifts outside the new MRI scanning unit. There is lift and stair access at both locations.
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Our visiting hours are from 3pm to 5pm and 7pm to 8pm 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 is a lift and disabled toilet facilities on Rayner Ward.
What to expect – Inpatients
What to bring
On admission, please bring some:
- non-slip shoes or slippers
- comfortable day clothes and night wear
- necessary toiletries
- sanitary wear
Don't bring valuables into hospital with you.
Our mealtimes are:
- breakfast at 8am
- lunch at 12pm
- evening meal at 6pm
Please inform the nurse looking after you if you have any special dietary requirements.
These take place throughout the day. The nurse responsible for your care will inform you when your doctor is likely to see you.
We aim to discharge you from the ward by 11am. If you’re entitled and patient transport is required, tell the nurse caring for you at the earliest opportunity.
We ask that one member of your family or a friend be nominated to phone, and then pass on the information. Routine calls should be after 10am. If we’re with patients, we cannot always answer the phone straight away, please be patience and try again later.
Patient confidentiality is essential. There are occasions when we're unable to share information. Contact us if you need to discuss this.
Tel: + 44 (0) 1534 442512
If you have any suggestions or comments about your stay, we welcome your feedback.
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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 442512