Medical Day Case Unit

Directorate: Medicine & Emergency Care Division

Placement Area: Medical Day Case Unit / Suite 4 / NGS

Telephone Number: 01246 513577

Matron and LEM: Beth Clarke

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The Medical Day Care Unit is functional in two areas of the hospital; Suite 4 Outpatient area & the NGS Macmillan Unit. The operational hours are as follows:

MDCU Suite 4:

Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri (08:30-16:30)

Wed (10:00-18:00)


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri (08:30-16:30)

Wed (09:00-17:00)

The unit specialises in haematology, rheumatology, gastroenterology, oncology, palliative care, endocrinology and many more. The patient are given holistic care, using a named-nurse approach.

Learning Opportunities:

  • All aspects of the nursing role

  • Individualised nursing care

  • Communication skills

  • Bloods transfusion skills

  • Participation in medical procedures & investigations

  • Learning advanced procedures (e.g. faecal transplant, capsule endoscopy)

Additional Areas / Links to MDT

  • X-Ray department

  • Blood Bank

  • Pathology Laboratories

  • Outpatient Clinics

  • Nurse Specialists

Learning Resources

  • Resource packs

  • Staff

  • Specialist equipment instructions

  • Posters / Diagrams

  • Open learning packages/resources