The Unit assess, investigate and treats patients admitted urgently from home by their GP, or from the Emergency Department.

It is made up of the following areas:

Brunel Treatment Centre, ground floor:

    • Medical Assessment Unit (MAU), incorporating the Short Stay Unit
      Patients who are referred with a low suspicion of COVID-19 come here.
      Tel: 01793 646063
    • Medical Expected Unit (MEU)
      MEU is for patients who require an assessment and are likely to require admission, these referrals are normally received via GPs, 111, outpatients or Same Day Emergency Care.
      Tel: 01793 646061

GWH, ground floor:

    • Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC)
      This is for patients who do not require admission to a ward but require further hospital treatment before being discharged.
      Patients are usually referred from the Emergency Department or from General Practice.
      Tel: 01793 605449

GWH, third floor:

    • Linnet Ward – incorporating Enhanced Care beds. This provides early treatment and stabilisation for patients with acute medical conditions who are at low risk of having COVID-19.
      Tel: 01793 605263