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Worcestershire Royal Hospital Wards

Worcestershire Royal Hospital is made up of several buildings. Wards are located in the main hospital building and Aconbury East.

Visiting times


We have returned to an open visiting policy across our hospitals. This means that up to two visitors at a time will be welcome to visit patients between 10am and 10pm, seven days a week.

Please note that this policy applies to all adult acute inpatient areas. Separate visiting guidance remains in place in paediatrics, maternity, critical care and high dependency units so please check with the staff in these areas before you visit these areas.

Arrangements can always be made for visitors travelling long distances or where it is difficult to see patients within the above times - please speak to your nurse about this.

The number of visitors allowed around a patient's bed at a time is usually no more than two people. This is to ensure patients do not become unduly tired and for health and safety reasons. It is sensible to avoid bringing young children into hospitals. Please discuss this with the ward staff. We do ask that visiting children are controlled to prevent disturbing other patients.

  • Please buzz for access to the ward and cleanse your hands with alcohol gel before entering. 
  • Visiting is restricted to two people at a time.
  • We do not allow flowers on any of our wards due to the risk of infection.  
  • If you are feeling unwell we ask that you help to reduce the risk of infection to patients by staying away until you feel better.

Protected mealtimes

All non-urgent clinical activity stops during mealtimes to allow patients to eat their meals in a calm and relaxing environment without unnecessary interruption.

Please avoid visiting at mealtimes unless you would like to help your relative or friend with their meal.  

WardSpecialtyLocation      Telephone numberWard ManagerMatron
Accident and Emergency (A&E) Emergency medicine Woodland Level 2 01905 733453 Katie Tidmarsh
Donna Jeynes
Jennifer Harris
David Hornsby
Aconbury 1 Cardiology Aconbury East, 2nd Floor

01905 760591

Kelly Fee Clare Alexander
Aconbury 2 General Medicine Aconbury East, 2nd Floor 01905 763333 Kelly Fee Clare Alexander
Aconbury 3 Renal Medicine Aconbury East, 3rd Floor 01905 760074 Clarissa Marquez Vikki Aston
Aconbury 4 Gastroenterology Aconbury East, 3rd Floor 01905 760133 Rebecca Stevens Vikki Aston
Acute Respiratory Unit Respiratory  River Level 0 01905 760563 Mini Isac Clare Alexander
Acute Stroke Unit Stroke Woodland Level 2 01905 760771

Jacky Humphries

Juliet Hawkesford-Barnes 

Chantelle Chadwick

Antenatal clinic Maternity Meadow Level 1 01905 760573 Sharon Sarkar Louise Turbutt 
Avon 2 Elderly Care River Level 0 01905 733068 Vandna Dube Patience Ngundu
Avon 3 Diabetes, renal medicine, infectious... River Level 0 01905 760597 Claire James Juliet Hawkesford-Barnes
Avon 4 Elderly care Aconbury West 01905 733782 Georgina Darby Patience Ngundu
Beech A General surgery Woodland Level 2 01905 760566 Sara Candlin

Amy Read

Beech B  General surgery Woodland Level 2 01905 760889 / 760567 Kerrie Styles Amy Read
Beech C General surgery Woodland Level 2 01905 760567 Mhairi McPhail

Amy Read

Beech Enhanced Care Surgery     Kerrie Styles Julie Webb
Cardiac Catheter Lab Cardiology Woodland Level 2  01905  733205 Sarah Grave Clare Alexander 
Discharge Lounge          
Endoscopy Endoscopy Woodland Level 2 01905 760856 Aireen Jalipa Lydia Watkins
Emergency Gynaecology Assessment Unit (EPAU) Gynaecology Meadow Level 1 01905 761489   Lyn Saunders
Hazel Trauma Trauma and elective orthopaedics  

01905 760017

Cearann Reen

Reena Rane
Head and Neck Head & Neck /ENT/Max Fax Woodland Level 2 01905 760545 Megan Wright Rachel Harris
Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Critical care Woodland Level 2  01905 760598

Andrea Carn
Sally Rudge
Amanda Portman
Donna Bagnall
Julie Share
Samantha Armstrong

Shelley Goodyear
Laurel 1  Vascular and Enchanced care Vascular Meadow Level 1 01905 733073 Rebecca Morgan Rachel Harris
Laurel 2 Oncology Meadow Level 1 01905 760265 Laura Meredith Mark Squire
Laurel 3 Haematology Meadow Level 1 01905 760568 Richard Newman Mark Squire
Laurel Coronary Care Unit (CCU) Cardiology Meadow Level 1 01905 760561 Kelly Fee Clare Alexander
Lavender Antenatal Ward Maternity Meadow Level 1 01905 763333 Tracey Marsh Melanie Hurdman
Lavender Day Assessment Maternity Meadow Level 1 01905 760594 Sharon Sarkar  Louise Turbutt
Lavender Delivery Suite Maternity Meadow Level 1 01905 760571 Pam Jones Melanie Hurdman
Lavender Postnatal Maternity Meadow Level 1 01905 760570 Sara Pain  Melanie Hurdman
Lavender Transitional Care Unit (TCU) Maternity Meadow Level 1 01905 760663 Anya Wright  Lara Greenway
Lavender Triage Maternity Meadow Level 1 01905 733196 Tracey Marsh  Melanie Hurdman
Linden Suite ENT     Rebecca Morgan Rachel Harris
Meadow Birth Centre Maternity Meadow Level 1 01905 760333 ext 30075 Judy Lane Louise Turbutt
Medical Assessment Unit (MAU) Medical assessment Woodland Level 2 01905 733001   Donna Macklin
Medical Day Case Medical assessment   01905 733462 Cathy Yapp Patience Ngundu
Medical High Care and Short Stay Unit Medical assessment River Level 0  01905 760537 Cassie Broughton Donna Macklin
Neonatal Unit Neonatal care River Level 0  01905 760661  Anya Wright Lara Greenway
Ophthalmology Ophthalmology Aconbury West 01905 760422 / 760423  Sarah Ruck Susanna Hicks
Rowan Suite Oncology/Haematology Woodland Level 2 01905 733023 Deborah Roadknight Mark Squire
Rheumatology Rheumatology Aconbury West 01905 760333  Angelita Lord  
Riverbank Paediatrics Children and young people River Level 0 01905 760588 Becky Magan Dana Picken 
Surgical Assessment Unit General Surgery Level 2 01905 760267 Amy Clarke  
Trauma and Orthopaedics Side A Trauma and elective orthopaedics Woodland Level 2 01905 733589 Sue Blackburn Reena Rane
Trauma and Orthopaedics Side B Trauma and elective orthopaedics Woodland Level 2 01905 733589 Megan Griffiths Reena Rane
Vascular HDU Vascular Meadow Level 1 01905 733073 Rebecca Morgan Rachel Harris