Facilities include a pleasant day room, a newspaper trolley, a garden and easy access to the WRVS shop.

For your comfort, we offer single sex accommodation, toilet and hygiene facilities.

The oncology information centre is near by for confidential advise and support.

Mealtimes and catering

You will be given a menu card every day to choose your meals for the next day.

  • Early Morning Tea: - 6.45am - 7am
  • Breakfast: - 7.45 am - 8.30am
  • Lunch: - Starts at 1pm
  • upper: Starts 6pm
  • Beverages: - Mid morning / mid afternoon / late evening

The Catering Staff are an integral part of the meal delivery service at Cheltenham General Hospital. The staff are visible on the ward throughout most of the day, serving food, washing up and cleaning in the ward pantry as well as delivering stock. The Catering staff are easily recognised by their uniform; royal blue polo shirts, navy blue baseball caps and trousers and, of course, a smile.

There are two Restaurants at Cheltenham General. The Blue Spa Café is located at the front of the Hospital in Centre Block. The Glass House Cafe can be found in St Paul's Wing. For more information Click Here.


Additional Information

There are several WRVS shops around the hospital.

Newspapers and magazines can be purchased daily from the trolley which visits the ward between 10.00am – 12noon.

A Dietician, Chiropodist, Dentist and Pharmacist are all available on site and the staff will inform you of these in more detail should you wish.

Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy will arrange for your family to observe / help with sessions if you wish, particularly prior to discharge.

Social Services

We've got a good team of social workers based in the hospital. If you need any social help please contact a member of staff they will be able to arrange this service.

If any special help is needed for communication (English as a 2nd Language) the staff will arrange an interpreter or your friends / relatives are welcome to help.

Chaplaincy staff visit the Ward, or you may arrange for your own spiritual advisor to visit

Any Questions

If you have any concerns during your stay with us or have any suggestions on how we can improve our service, please do not hesitate to talk to the Ward Manager or any of the staff nurses who are always willing to answer any questions whilst on duty.