The Acute Assessment Unit (AAU) is a ward for medical and emergency patients who have been referred by their GP or A&E to undergo further assessment. When a patient arrives on the ward, they will be assessed by a nurse and observations and investigations will be carried out, the patient will then be seen by a doctor who will plan the diagnosis and treatment.
Acute Assessment Unit Clinics :Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-5pm
The Acute Assessment Unit can be contacted via the main switchboard Telephone Number 01234 355 122
Any patients that, in the opinion of the medical staff in A&E, requires referral to a specialist team for admission or further assessment must have had the following carried out prior to that referral being made.
Last updated: 06/07/2012
Update due: 06/07/2013