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Deeside Community Hospital

Hospital Profile
Ysbyty Glannau Dyfrdwy / Deeside Hospital
Deeside Community Hospital
Plough Lane, Aston
Matron: Amanda Casey
Tel: +44 (0) 1244 830461
By road:  Leave A494 at the Plough Inn, at the roundabout, take the exit for Plough Lane, hospital is on the right hand side.  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
11.00am - 7.30pm daily
  • No Flowers
  • 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 44 inpatient beds.  The inpatient specialties are Rehabilitation, Care of the Elderly and Medical Consultant beds, ATU ( Assessment and Treatment Unit) Day Hospital Services.  Consultant outpatient and community clinics are held and dental and x-ray services provided.
Please note - Gladstone ward is currently closed.
Other services provided include:
  • Outpatient and inpatient physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Ultra-sound services
  • Audiology services
  • Palliative Care Drop-In Service on Thursdays 
  • X-ray (8.45am-4.30pm Monday-Thursday from 5 August 2013)
  • GP Phlebotomy Service: Operates 09:00-16:00 Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays). It is by appointment only. Please ring Tel: (01745) 448775 between 9.00-16.00
  • NEWDOC Doctors out of hours service, evenings and weekends.
League of Friends Tea Bar open on week days.
Deeside Community Hospital is a one storey modern  building located in the residential area of Aston, Deeside situated on the Flintshire Chester border.  The hospital was opened in 1992  replacing  Mancot Hospital. A large extension was added on in 2004, this purpose built unit specialises in rehabilitation of the older person and replaced Flintshire patients beds in Dobshill, Meadowslea and Trevalyn Hospitals which closed in 2004.
The Hospital houses two wards, Gladstone Ward and Branwen Ward.

Last updated: 20 March 2014