Mercury Ward

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

Services are being continually re-assessed and amended.

Please see Patients and visitors: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and be aware of the latest Visitor guidance shown there.

Mercury Ward is a general cardiac ward, but we also care for patients with a variety of other medical conditions. 


Great Western Hospital - fourth floor (please see Floor plans).

Visiting times


Visiting outside these hours can be arranged with prior discussion with the nurse in charge. 

For the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff, we ask that you restrict adult visitors to two per bed and that children remain supervised at all times. 

We try not to interrupt mealtimes (please see below) and so ask you not to visit at these times unless you would like to help your relative to eat.

Meal times

  • Breakfast: 8.00am-8.30am
  • Lunch: 12.00pm-2.00pm
  • Evening meal: 5.30pm-6.30pm


Tel: 01793 604790 or 01793 604462 

Unless your call is urgent, ward staff will have more time to answer your enquiry after 10.00am.

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