D18 is an acute medical ward for older male patients.

The ward has a total of 16 beds and accommodates long stay patients.

Ward Matron: Kas Aheer

Please feel free to share your experiences of being on ward D18. Please e-mail your views to swbh.comms@nhs.net

Patients staying on D18 will need to bring:

• Any hygiene products (such as pads)
• Any medicines or tablets you take
• Overnight clothes
• Dressing gown and slippers
• Daywear – tracksuit or comfortable clothes
• Undergarments
• Toothbrush and toothpaste
• Soap and deodorant
• Bath towel and a flannel or sponge
• Shaving equipment if appropriate
• Sanitary products if appropriate
• Tissues or disposable wipes for hand and personal hygiene
• A book or magazines
• Spectacles if you need them
• Small amount of change for newspapers or bedside TV and telephone
• Bottle of squash
• Walking aid – frame, stick, crutches – if you need them

Do not bring:

• Large amounts of money
• Valuables such as jewellery
• Television or radios
• Alcohol

Ward D18 is in the main corridor on the first floor of City Hospital