D30 is a winter pressure ward which will remain open until March 2013.

The ward is currently operating as an acute, short-stay female ward which can accommodate up to 19 patients.

D30 has a team of qualified nurses, assistant practitioner and HCAs led by the ward manager and ward sister. There are also a range of specialist nurses and therapists who will provide expertise during your stay.

Ward Matron: Ward Matrons operate on a rotational basis whilst D30 is open during the winter months
Senior Charge Nurse: Paul Bennett

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

Patients staying on D30 will need to bring:

β€’ Any hygiene products (such as pads)
β€’ Any medicines or tablets you take
β€’ Nightwear
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 D30 is located on the second floor at the end of the main corridor at City Hospital, Birmingham.