Ryeworth Ward Staff
The ward is led by a Senior Sister/Ward Manager who is supported by two Band 6 Senior Nurses. Together they oversee and lead a nursing team which is made up of Staff Nurses, Lead Heath Care Assistants, Health Care Assistants and a Ward Clerk. The ward also has Student Nurses allocated to it who work alongside the permanent team under supervision. Bank Nurses support the ward depending upon the staffing levels. All staff work closely with members of the multi disciplinary team consisting of: -
Physiotherapists; Occupational Therapists; Social Workers; Discharge Liaison Sisters; Dieticians; Diabetic Nurse Specialists; Pharmacists and Hospital Volunteers. The physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists undertake daily assessments relating to mobility and self personal care which assists them your rehabilitation progress.
Other disciplines available as required include the Pain team; Palliative care team and the Mental Health liaison Nurses.
We have 2 medical teams attached to the ward: -
We also have team C who provide pre and post operative orthopaedic cover for patients on the ward who have sustained a fractured Neck of Femur. Ongoing rehabilitative care is undertaken by the medical team.
They are supported by a team of Doctors who are responsible for your care whist on a day to day basis.