Welcome to the Team

Emergency Managment
Short Stay
Ambulatory Care
Jo Oldale and Bridget O'Hagan
Jo Oldale and Bridget O'Hagan

LEM SGP 2018 Copyright C Langford

Bec Hall and Bridget O'Hagan
Bec Hall and Bridget O'Hagan

LEM SGP 2018 Copyright C Langford

EMU LEM'S Bec and Jo
EMU LEM'S Bec and Jo

LEM SGP 2018 Copyright C Langford


Here on EMU we are proud to provide the very best holistic patient centred care.

Our patients are usually admitted in one of three ways: via GP referral, via the ED or from outpatient areas within the hospital.  During your time with us you will begin to appreciate the wide variety of acute medical and surgical conditions our patients experience. You will develop an excellent understanding of the importance of the  initial admission paperwork and risk assessment and start to plan appropriate care.

EMU / Emergency Management Unit : a 33-bedded unit that assesses adult medical and surgical patients.

SSU / Short Stay Unit : provides an efficient and effective environment for the management of patients with emergency conditions, who require specific pathologies to be identifies or excluded and have an early likelihood of discharge. The unit will help minimise the clinical risk of patients presenting to A&E with occult illness, who might otherwise have been sent home inappropriately.

Ambulatory Care : many medical investigations and treatments for acute illness and preventative health care can be performed on an ambulatory basis, including minor surgical and medical procedures. The unit offers a host of outpatient services in an environment designed to accommodate the patients who do not need an inpatient stay.

EMU & SSU can be very daunting at times, as it can be very acute, but hopefully it will be a valuable experience for you as a student. Your mentor will be with you to provide support, if you have any issues that cannot be resolved by your mentor please see you learning environment manager.

Ward Shift Patterns


12hr Day: 07:30 – 20:00

12hr Night: 19:30 – 08:00

Twilight: 10:00- 22:00

Ambulatory: 07:30 – 20:00

Ambulatory Weekend: 09:00 – 15:00

Contact Numbers:

01246 512625

01246 513712

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Ward Matron: Jamie Temlett

LEM: Jo Oldale & Bec Hall

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