Our Wards

Adult Assessment Unit (AAU)

The adult assessment unit (AAU) receives patients waiting for medical or surgical team assessments.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Pink zone, level 1.

Visiting hours 
9am to 8pm

Two visitors at a time permitted

Mealtimes
Lunch: 12noon-1pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279 952870
01279 952871

Ward manager
Ana Sofia Gomes

Charnley Ward

Charnley Ward is an acute medicine ward.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Pink zone, level 1.

Visiting hours 
9am to 8pm

Two visitors at a time permitted

Mealtimes
Breakfast: 7-8am
Lunch: 12-1pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279 973616
01279 973638

Ward manager
Tisha Abraham

Critical care unit

The critical care unit delivers specialised care to patients who are critically ill and need close observation.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, level 4.

Visiting hours
We know that it can a worrying time for family and friends of our patients. We will provide you with regular updates about your relative's care. If you have not received an update recently or have questions about your loved one's care, then please do not hesitate to talk to the nurse in charge. 

There is a visitor’s room in the unit where relatives are able to stay overnight; however it may only be used for one night by a relative of the patient who is severely ill. 

If you are not local to the area, we can also provide you with a list of hotel accommodation nearby. 

Two visitors at a time.

Contact telephone number
01279 82 7010

Ward matron
Jane Bolton

Dolphin Ward

Dolphin Ward cares for children with a wide range of medical, surgical and orthopaedic conditions in both the West Essex and Hertfordshire areas.

Please do not visit Dolphin Ward if you have been unwell with any diarrhoea, vomiting or flu like symptoms in the last 72 hours.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, level 2.

Visiting hours
Parents can be with their child at all times. We can only accommodate one parent/carer to stay overnight with their child.

Mealtimes               
Breakfast: 7.30-8am
Lunch: 12-1pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279 82 7173

Ward manager
Helen Weaving

Fleming Ward

Fleming Ward cares for cardiology patients.

Location

The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, ground floor.

Visiting hours 
9am to 8pm

Two visitors at a time permitted

Mealtimes
Breakfast: 7-8am
Lunch: 12-1pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279 973530

Ward manager
Lauren Vango

Gibberd Ward

Gibberd Ward is currently used for paediatric outpatients, therapies, non-elective speciality procedures and for blood tests.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Building 6 (please refer to map below)

Contact telephone number
01279 973486

map of hospital site with location of Gibberd Ward identified

Harold Ward

Harold Ward provides high quality care for our patients with respiratory conditions.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Pink zone, ground floor.

Visiting hours 
9am to 8pm

Two visitors at a time permitted

Meal times
Breakfast: 7-8am
Lunch: 12-1pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279 973661
01279 973830

Ward manager
Jennifer Hibionada

Harvey Ward

Harvey Ward cares for patients who require specialist gastroenterology and hepatobiliary treatment and provide high quality care for patients with imflammatory bowel syndrome (IBS). 

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, level 4.

Visiting hours 
9am to 8pm

One visitor at a time permitted

Mealtimes
Breakfast: 7am
Lunch: 12-1pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279 973610
01279 973774 

Ward manager
Mary Thomas

Henry Moore Ward

Henry Moore Ward cares for patients who have had elective surgery.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, level 1.

Visiting hours
9am to 8pm

Two visitors at a time permitted

Contact telephone number
01279 827345

Ward manager
Emma Hunt

John Snow Ward

John Snow Ward provides care for patients who have had elective orthopaedic surgery.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, level 1.

Visiting hours
9am to 8pm

Two visitors at a time permitted

Contact telephone number
01279 82 7596

Ward manager
Zanele Sibindi

Kingsmoor Ward

Kingsmoor is an acute medical ward.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Pink zone, level 1.

Visiting hours
9am to 8pm

Two visitors at a time permitted

Mealtimes
Breakfast: 7-8am
Lunch: 12-1pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279  827047 - orthopaedic surgey
01279 973508 - elective surgery

Ward manager
John Joaquim

Lister Ward

Lister Ward cares for our elderly patients.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, level 3.

Visiting hours 
9am to 8pm

One visitor at a time permitted

Mealtimes
Breakfast: 8am
Lunch: 12-1pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279 827064

Ward manager
Remo Cianfrocca

Locke Ward

Locke Ward provides care for our elderly patients

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, level 2.

Visiting hours 
9am to 8pm

One visitor at a time permitted

Mealtimes
Breakfast: 7-8am
Lunch: 12-1pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279 973212

Ward manager
Janet Daniel

Nightingale Ward

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Blue zone, lower ground floor

Visiting hours 
9am to 8pm

Two visitors at a time permitted

Mealtimes
Lunch: 12-1pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279 827612
01279 973278


Ward manager
Ines Cruz

Older Person's Assessment and Liaison (OPAL) Unit

Our Older Person's Assessment and Liaison (OPAL) Unit cares for our elderly patients and works in partnership our urgent and emergency care teams to provide fast and comprehensive assessment and intervention.

Location:
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, ground floor

Visiting hours:
9am to 8pm

Two visitors at a time permitted

Contact telephone number:

01279 827241

Penn Ward

Penn Ward cares for emergency surgery patients.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, level 1.

Visiting hours 
9am to 8pm

One visitor at a time permitted

Contact telephone number
01279 827063

Ward manager
Anna Mawbey

Ray Ward

Ray Ward provides high quality care for our elderly patients.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, level 2.

Visiting hours
9am to 8pm

One visitor at a time permitted

Mealtimes
Breakfast: 7-8am
Lunch: 12-1pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279 973689

Ward manager
Sheri Lindsell

Saunders Ward

Saunders Ward cares for patients who have had general surgery.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, level 2.

Visiting hours
9am to 8pm

One visitor at a time permitted

Mealtimes
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30am
Lunch: 11:50am-12:45pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279 973606

Ward manager
Raul Silva

Tye Green Ward

Tye Green Ward cares for elderly patients and those with femoral fractures.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Pink zone, lower ground floor.

Visiting hours 
9am to 8pm

Two visitors at a time permitted

Mealtimes
Breakfast: 7:30-8am
Lunch: 11:50am-12:45pm
Dinner: 5-6pm

Contact telephone number
01279 973613

Ward manager
Swathi John

 

Winter Ward

Winter Ward provides care for our elderly patients.

Location
The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Green zone, level 3.

Visting hours  
9am to 8pm

One visitor at a time permitted

Contact telephone number
01279 973176

Ward manager
Whitney Souter

Inpatient comment:

Everyone offered words of such reassurance and kindness. I felt so cared for and the communication with me at all times was fantastic.