Heart Wards

The Heart Wards are located in the Trent Cardiac Centre at City Hospital and on other wards at City Hospital.

Acute Cardiac Unit

ACU is an eight-bed Coronary Care Unit located in the Trent Cardiac Centre. It cares for patients requiring level 1-2 care - the highest level. Patients may be transferred in as emergency admissions with acute cardiac problems such as myocardial infarction. They may require further treatment such as coronary angioplasty. Occasionally, patients requiring urgent/emergency cardiac surgery or higher levels of support will be transferred to the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU).

 

Visiting times

11am - 8.30pm 

We are flexible. If you are a Carer or wish to visit outside of these times please talk to the Nurse In Charge.

 

Contact us

Tel: 0115 969 1169
Ext: 56613, 56213, 59284

 

Our location

Way finding

W2a
West Corridor

 

Parking

This unit is in the very centre of the hospital. Park where possible within any of the allocated visitor car parks.

 

Getting to us

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Morris Ward

Morris ward is a 24-bedded ward located on the First Floor of the Trent Cardiac Centre. 

Patients are a mixture of medical cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Procedures carried out include: permanent pacemakers (PPM), automated implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (AICDs), angiograms and percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs)/coronary angioplastys.

The ward is fitted with Patient Line and for a small cost the patient can have their own personal telephone.

Tel: 0115 9691169 Ext: 53136 or 53135 or 53116

Visiting times: Seven days a week from 2.30pm to 8pm

Meals: Breakfast at 8.30am; lunch at 12pm; evening meal at 5pm. Menus are available on the ward. Tea and coffee are served at regular intervals throughout the day.

Parking: Please use the Yellow Car Park when visiting Morris Ward. Relatives can be dropped off/collected outside the Trent Cardiac Centre ambulance entrance but parking is not permitted. Forms for concessionary car parking tickets can be obtained from ward staff. Completed forms should be taken to the car parking office at Trust Headquarters.

Personal items: As well as your usual toiletries it would be helpful if patients could bring a supply of loose fitting nightwear and well-fitting slippers/shoes. Daytime clothes may be worn. If at all possible, please send all valuables home with your family or friends, as the hospital cannot accept responsibility for valuable items.

On discharge: Please arrange for a relative or friend to collect you on the morning of discharge. Please note ambulance transport will not be available unless in exceptional circumstances.

Social worker: If you are worried about coping at home after discharge, please inform us as soon as possible. We will liaise with our discharge co-ordinator and carry out the necessary assessments and organise appropriate referrals.

Papplewick Ward

Papplewick Ward is a 26-bedded ward located on the Second Floor of City Hospital.

It takes both pre and post operative cardiology patients and accepts patients who have been transferred from QMC for procedures. Cardiology patients are a mixture of medical cardiology and interventional cardiology.

 

Visiting times

11am - 8.30pm

We are flexible. If you are a Carer or wish to visit outside of these times please talk to the Nurse In Charge.

 

Contact us

Tel: 0115 969 1169
Ext: 56271 or 56272

 

Our location

S1 W4

S1 or W4
2nd floor

 

Parking

Yellow car park.

 

Getting to us

View accessibility information here