D42 (Surgical Assessment Unit)

D42 is an assessment ward for patients admitted from A&E who require emergency surgery.

Patients will stay on this ward for a maximum of 24 hours. During this time patients will have their condition evaluated and their care planned.

General surgery and Trauma and Orthopaedic patients will be transferred to Sandwell General Hospital for their treatment.

Ward Matron: Emma Ferguson
Senior Sister: Angie Smith

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

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When possible, it is important for patients being admitted to SAU to bring any medication they are on with them.

Toiletries are usually available on this ward.

The Neonatal Unit is in the main City Hospital building on the first floor of the main corridor – opposite D41 and above the Medical Assessment Unit (MAU)