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Holywell Community Hospital

 
 
 
 
 
 
Hospital Profile
 Ysbyty Treffynnon / Holywell Hospital
Holywell Community Hospital
Halkyn Road
Holywell
CH8 7TZ
 
Locality Matron:  Wendy Williams
Tel: 01352 718375
 
Holywell Community Hospital
Switchboard: 01352 711833
 
 
 
By road:  The hospital can be found by exiting the A55 at the Holywell exit (westbound) and following the road towards the town centre.  Turn right at the junction after the Stamford Gate Hotel and at the traffic lights turn right and the hospital can be found immediately on the right.
 
From the A55 (eastbound) at the Holywell turning, at the roundabout follow the signs for Holywell, the road bends to the right at the town centre, then turn left at the junction after the traffic lights, proceed to the next set of traffic lights and turn right, the hospital can be found immediately on the right.
 
For further directions visit www.streetmap.co.uk
 
By rail:  No rail service
 
By bus:  Regular daily bus service.  For more information go to www.traveline-cymru.info
 
 
 
Daily
* 11.00am - 12.15pm
(12.15pm - 1.15pm Protected Mealtimes)
* 1.15pm - 5.00pm
(5.00pm - 6.00pm Protected Mealtimes)
* 6.00pm - 7.00pm
  • No more than two visitors to be at the patient’s bedside at any one time.
  • Children should be closely supervised – please check with the Ward Sister or Charge Nurse before taking children onto the ward.
  • We strongly advise visitors not to bring young babies into the hospital.
  • Visiting is not permitted during meal times unless you are assisting a patient to eat.  A protected meal times policy is in operation.  See ward posters for details.
Flowers
 
Flowers are not accepted on the wards.   
 
  • Relatives and friends may enquire about a patient’s progress by telephoning the hospital.
  • To keep calls to a minimum, please ask one member of the family to act as the hospital link and inform the rest of the family.
 
 
Alcohol foam has been made available which can be used to clean and disinfect hands.  It is available at the entrance to every ward and visitors are encouraged to use it before and after visiting.
 
To help the hospital to reduce infections:
  • Visitors should always use the alcohol gel by the entrance to every ward before and after visiting.
  • Visitors should always use chairs and not sit on beds.
  • Always wash your hands after visiting the toilet.
 
 
The Minor Injuries Unit is open between 8.00 am and 8.00 pm, 7 days a week from 17 February 2013. 
 
The hospital has 44 inpatient beds.  The inpatient specialties are Rehabilitation, Care of the Elderly, Palliative Care and Terminal Care.  There are Consultant led bed and GP Medical beds.  Consultant outpatient and community clinics are held and dental and x-ray services provided.
 
Other services provided include:
  • Outpatient clinics covering most specialties
  • Outpatient and inpatient Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Chiropody
  • Phlebotomy service
  • Community Psychiatric Nursing
  • District Nursing
  • Health Visitors
  • Midwives
  • School Nurses
  • GP Practice
  • Red Cross Home from Hospital Service
  • Adult Social Services
Amenities
Good Companions Tea Bar, baby changing facilities, en-suite accommodation for relatives.
 
 
 
Holywell Hospital was opened in 2008 and built to re-provide services from the old Holywell Cottage Hospital, Lluesty Hospital, Holywell Clinics and GP Practice.  These services are now provided in a purpose built environment close to the community they serve.
 

Last updated: 25 March 2014