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Capel Short Stay Unit

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Ward telephone nos: 01473 702270 or 01473 702271
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Directions from entrance to ward:
Car Park F. View car parking information.
Entrance 2 (South Wards)
From entrance 2 follow the signs to Capel Short Stay Unit. View hospital map.
Overview: Capel Short Stay Unit is part of the emergency assessment unit (EAU) and facilitates safe and elective assessment, treatment and discharge for patients with medical and surgical conditions who have an expected length of stay of 48 hours. Capel has 27 beds, three 6 bedded bays, one 5 bedded bay and 4 single rooms.
Visiting times: 11am - 8pm
No of visitors per bed: We ask that there are no more than two visitors at any one time.
Meal times: Breakfast at 8 am, lunch at 12:30 and dinner at 5pm.
Ward rounds: Daily consultant ward rounds.
Additional information: For out-of-hours information please contact 01473 702270.