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Chirk Community Hospital

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Hospital Profile
 Ysbyty Yr Waun / Chirk Hospital
Chirk Community Hospital
Off John’s Street
LL14 5LN
Matron:  Jane Jones
Tel: +44 (0) 1691 772430
By road:  For directions visit www.streetmap.co.uk
By rail:  The hospital is located less than one mile from Chirk Station.  For more information visit www.traveline-cymru.info
By bus:  Regular daily bus service.  For more information go to www.traveline-cymru.info
3.30pm – 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 lunch and dinner times unless you are assisting a patient to eat.  A protected mealtimes policy is in operation.  See ward posters for details.
Flowers are not accepted on all wards.  Please check with the individual wards before sending/bringing in flowers.
  • 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 hospital has 28 inpatient beds.  The inpatient specialties are Care of the Elderly and GP Medical beds. 
Other services provided include:
  • Outpatient and inpatient Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Chiropody
  • Urology
  • Phlebotomy
Hot drinks are available from Vending machine.
The original Chirk and District Hospital was built and financed by weekly contributions by every coal miner in the district of Chirk and surrounding areas.  The new Community Hospital succeeds in continuing the strong local tradition; the coal mines have long gone, but the bond between hospital and community has outlived the original hospital structure, which was demolished to develop the new one.  All that remains are the original foundation stones proudly built into the wall at the entrance area, and the spirit to provide the highest quality care.  Chirk hospital was newly built and re-opened in 1990.
The catchment covers a population of approximately 50,000 and all services are National Health Service, there is no private provision.

Last updated: 20 March 2014