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You will be provided with either a bed or a chair, depending on your mobility. The main purpose of the Discharge Lounge is to help the hospital flow by creating acute beds. It is a designated area for patients that are waiting for their medications or transport when they are medically fit to leave the hospital to their planned discharge destination.
Discharge Lounge is staffed by 2 registered nurses and 2 healthcare assistants who will facilitate your discharge. The Lounge staff will work closely with the ward staff, transport, social services and pharmacy to ensure your safe discharge from the hospital. We are facilitating discharge as per handover received from the ward.
The time you spend in Discharge Lounge will depend on the following:
The Discharge Lounge is open:
The unit is located next to Heron ward and near the Urology Centre. There is an easy access just right outside the Urology Centre to collect patients from the Discharge Lounge.
Direct Line: 01932 722933 / 3970