Priory 5

Priory 5 is a long stay medical ward for cardiology, respiratory and gastroenterology patients.Β The ward has 34 beds and accommodates both male and female patients.

Patients are often admitted to Priory 5 from EAU or for elective day case procedures. Nurses deliver complete care for patients with a variety of needs, creating a comfortable and safe environment.

Ward Matron – Alan Coley

Senior Sister – Clare Cotterill

Patients on Priory 5 will be treated by a multidisciplinary team which includes medical and nursing staff, as well as physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

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Patients staying on Prior 5 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

Priory 5 is on the 5th floor of the main building at Sandwell Hospital.