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William Astley Rehabilitation Unit
Telephone: (01386) 502439

The ward offers holistic rehabilitation and assessment services to individuals who have either complex neurological physical disabilities or multi-pathology medical conditions. The multi-disciplinary team works in partnership with individuals, families and carers to provide specialised rehabilitation care and treatment.

Bredon Ward
Telephone: (01386) 502441

Predominantly older people, combining post-operative orthopaedic rehabilitation with general medicine and rehabilitation.

Willows Stroke Rehabilitation Unit

(01386) 502440

16 bedded unit with a six bedded room, single rooms and double rooms delivering holistic patient centred programmes of multidisciplinary rehabilitation. For more information about The Willows Stroke Rehabilitation Unit

Izod Ward

(01386) 502442

Patients who are predominantly older people are cared for by their own General Practitioner and a multidisciplinary team. Services provided are a combination of general medicine, rehabilitation, post operative care and palliative care.

Burlingham Ward

(01386) 502444

Short stay and day case surgical unit which cares for patients pre and post operatively following general, dental, orthopaedic and gynaecological surgery.

Macmillan Unit

(01386) 502403

5 bedded unit, which provides a highly skilled multidisciplinary approach to palliative care.

Other departments within the Hospital are:

Day Rehabilitation Unit
Telephone: (01386) 502480

Our aim is to assist you in improving and maintaining your mobility and independence and to encourage you to be as active as possible within your own surroundings. We will work with you, your carers, family and friends.

Minor Injuries Unit
Telephone: (01386) 502388

The unit is open 24-hours a day and is staffed by a team of nurses specially trained to assess and treat a range of minor ailments and injuries. The department also acts as the base for the G.P. emergency service during the evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Outpatient Department
Telephone: (01386) 502432

The busy outpatient department holds a variety of specialist clinics, with 40 visiting consultants from acute hospitals in Worcester, Redditch, Warwick and Cheltenham.

Physiotherapy Outpatient Department
Telephone: (01386) 502460

If you are referred for out-patient physiotherapy a highly skilled physiotherapist will give you a comprehensive assessment and together you will decide upon the most appropriate treatment plan for your condition.

X-Ray Department
Telephone: (01386) 502471

The service to GP’s is through an appointment system and most urgent telephone requests from GP’s are carried out the same day. Patients attending at outpatients or minor injuries are seen “on demand”.



By Bus:
Regular bus services are available from the town centre to the hospital run by Midland Red and Castleways. Midland Red also operate a regular service from Worcester, Pershore and surrounding areas. Check the National Travel enquiry line - 0870 608 2608 for details.

Travelling Costs
Help is available for patients, for instance those in receipt of Income Support or Working Families Tax Credit. If you think you may be eligible please ask at either the Out-patient Department reception desk or the Finance Office.

Benefits and Pensions

You may wish to enquire through The Benefits Agency about any effect a long stay in hospital may have on your pension or other benefits you receive.

Patient Advice and Liaison Service
Telephone: 0800 917 7919

The Patient Advice and Liaison Service is available to help you sort out any concerns you may have about the care you receive in the NHS. It is private, confidential and dedicated to the interests of patients and their carers. Ask staff for a leaflet for more details.

Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (ICAS)
Telephone: (01905) 731852

ICAS is a free, confidential and independent service offering advice and support to anyone who wants to make a complaint about a service provided by the NHS.

Hospital League of Friends

Evesham Community Hospital is supported by a very active League of Friends. Their purpose is to raise funds to buy equipment and additional facilities for patients and to improve the environment for the benefit of patients, staff and visitors. New members are always welcome. Display boards in the main entrance will give full details of the League and how you can support or join them.

Voluntary Support

Evesham Community Hospital is very grateful for the work of volunteers in the various departments including the Wards, Day Rehabilitation Unit, Macmillan Unit and Hospital Radio. If you would like to help in any area please contact the relevant department direct or Matron on (01386) 502345.

Evesham and Pershore MIND
Telephone: (01386) 502486

The group is affiliated to National MIND and is a registered charity. There is an information and resource centre with a range of leaflets and information about mental health. Books and videos may be borrowed from the library.

The centre is open Monday to Thursday between 9.15 a.m. and 3.00 p.m. and on Friday between 9.15 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. and at other times by prior appointment. MIND also offers other activities locally and please ask staff at the centre for details.

Turning Point
Telephone: (01905) 724754

Turning Point, Evesham Drug Link, offers a free and confidential service for people concerned about their own, or someone else’s, drug use.

Working in collaboration with the community drug team we offer assessment, advice and information, one-one and group work support. Please telephone, in confidence, for further details.


From Worcester—take the B4084 (old A44) to Evesham. On

approaching the town you will reach a set of traffic lights with the river on your left. Continue straight on. Hospital is approximately 250 yards on the right.

From Birmingham—take the A435/A46 to Evesham. Continue through the town in direction of Cheltenham. Cross river bridge and turn left at traffic lights. Hospital is approximately 250 yards on the right.

From Cheltenham—take the A435/A46 and turn right at second set of traffic lights in the town. Hospital is approximately 250 yards on the right.

From Redditch—take the A46 to Evesham. Join A44, turn left at third set of traffic lights in the town onto Waterside. Hospital is approximately 250 yards on the right.

 

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