Coronavirus (COVID-19): Service location changes

We are changing the locations of some of our services at the Great Western Hospital so that we can continue to treat COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients safely. 

Service New location Previous location
Aldbourne Ward (COVID-19 Surgical Ward) Not a location change Aldbourne Ward (2nd floor, Brunel Treatment Centre)
Cherwell - Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) Cherwell Unit (Ground floor, GWH)  Ambulatory Care Annex (Ground floor, GWH)
Elective Orthopaedic Inpatients and Orthopaedic Theatre Admissions Lounge (Ortho TAL)  Beech and Early Pregnancy Unit (2nd floor, GWH) Aldbourne Ward (2nd floor, Brunel Treatment Centre)
Emergency Pregnancy Unit (EPU) Meldon Ward (2nd floor, Brunel Treatment Centre)  Beech Ward (2nd floor, GWH)
Gynaecology and Breast Inpatient Beds  Meldon Ward (2nd floor, Brunel Treatment Centre) Beech Ward (2nd floor, GWH)
Linnet Ward (medical ward) Not a location change Linnet Acute Medical Unit (3rd floor, GWH)
Majors - Stepdown (Emergency Department sub-area) Surgical Assessment Unit and Ward (Ground floor, GWH)  New service
Meldon Pre-Operative Assessment Unit Theatres Admission Lounge, next to Theatres (1st floor, GWH) Meldon Ward (2nd floor, Brunel Treatment Centre)
Pre-Operative Assessment Unit Ambulatory Care Annex (Ground floor, GWH) Cherwell Department (Ground floor, Brunel Treatment Centre) 
Shalbourne - Medical Assessment Unit (MAU) Shalbourne Suite and Dorcan Unit (2nd floor, Brunel Treatment Centre)  Linnet Acute Medical Unit (3rd floor, GWH) 
Surgical Assessment Unit and Ward (SAU or SAW) Kingfisher Ward (3rd floor, GWH) Surgical Assessment Unit/Ward (Ground floor, GWH) 

Please see Floor plans.

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