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:

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

Do not bring:

β€’ Large amounts of money
β€’ Valuables such as jewellery
β€’ Television or radios
β€’ Alcohol

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