Our Wards - Whiston Hospital - Ward 3B Trauma and Orthopaedics
Ward 3B is a designated Trauma and Orthopaedics ward. It is located on the third floor in the green zone.
- Contact Details
Gill Molloy Tel 0151 290 4860
Sarah Fearns, Tel 0151 430 1709
Paula Brown Tel 0151 290 4067
Mandy Evans Tel 0151 290 4402
Visiting Restrictions Remain In Place Across Our Hospitals
From 19 July 2021:
Visiting remains suspended at our hospitals including in A&E with the following exceptions:
- Patients receiving end of life care
- A parent / responsible adult visiting a child
- Carer supporting a patient with mental health issue such as dementia, learning disabilities or specific rehabilitation needs
- Maternity - one birth partner permitted to attend appointments, throughout labour and limited post-natal visiting
Any visiting must be agreed with the nurse / midwife in charge of the ward / department BEFORE coming to the hospital.
No other visitors are permitted to visit any other ward / department at any time.
Thank you for your co-operation at this time.
- Personal Belongings
Patients are allowed to bring suitable day clothes and night wear. Sensible shoes or slippers are advised. Patients can also bring juice and magazines to the ward. Please be aware patients are responsible for their own valuables and belongings.
- Meals and Drinks
The ward assistant will provide hot drinks at mealtimes (0730, 1200 and 1700) as well as mid-morning, mid-afternoon and pre bed.
- Special Diets
Please inform the ward staff if you require any special dietary needs or requirements. If you are on a special diet or therapeutic diet, the ward staff will contact our hospital dietician to arrange this for you. The dietician will also be available Monday-Friday to provide specialist information regarding your diet.
- Discharge from the Ward
Medications: Please be aware when organising transport home that it can take the hospital pharmacy several hours to prepare your take home medication. Your medication will be checked and explained to you prior to discharge.
Outpatient appointments: You will be informed on discharge if you require an out-patient appointment. Out-patient appointments will be sent to your home address via the postal service. If you are concerned about an upcoming appointment please contact appointments or contact the ward for advice
Transport: Please try to arrange your own transport home from the Hospital. Hospital transport is only available for patients who cannot as a result of their clinical condition use other forms of transport
- Additional Information
A district nurse will be arranged on discharge if required for wound care or administration of medication.
- Suggestions, comments or complaints
We aim to make your stay with us as pleasant and comfortable as possible, and strive to provide the highest quality of care. If you or your family have any suggestions or comments, please discuss them with the ward manager or nurse in charge, or you can discuss them (or any complaints) with the Patient Advice and Liaison Service.
Alternatively, please fill our comments and suggestions form available in our wards or download here and hand it to any staff member.