Norwich Community Hospital

Bowthorpe Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 3TU Tel:01603 776776

Overview

Norwich Community Hospital

Norwich Community Hospital is NCH&C's largest site and can be found in west Norwich, near to the city's outer ring-road.

The unit brings together a diverse mix of the Trust's wide range of expert staff, including nurses, therapists and support staff, as they deliver a vast range of clinical services to local patients.

The hospital's inpatient wards are housed within the modern Mulberry Unit. Here, expert staff on Beech Ward offer specialist stroke rehabilitation to patients, while colleagues on the Alder Ward offer general rehabilation to their patients.

The Mulberry Unit also boasts a therapy gym for patients to use as part of their care.

A site map can be found at the bottom of this page.

 


Directions

For information on how to get to this healthcare unit, simply enter the postcode of where your journey will begin in the box below. This might be your home postcode. Then click 'Go'.

This will open the official Transport Direct website and show you exactly how to get here, whether you want to come by car, bus, train, or on foot.

Parking and Visiting Information

Parking: This site is well served by public transport routes. There is also limited car parking available, including disabled spaces. The hospital car park is Pay and Display.
Priority is given to patients attending appointments.

Norwich Community Hospital's Pay and Display charges will be changing from September 1, 2014. The tariff for up to 2 hours will increase from £1.00 to £1.50. All other charges remain the same.

Please see ticket machines located in the car park for full tariff details. For more information, call 01603 776776.

We advise all of our patients to arrive at this unit with enough time to find a car parking space before their appointment is due to start.

Visiting: For information about when you can visit an inpatient at this unit, please refer to the Information for Inpatients section further down this page, as individual wards may have different visiting times.

 

Information for Inpatients

Mulberry Unit: Beech Ward

Tel: 01603 217007

Beech Ward is a 24-bed stroke rehabilitation ward for patients who are on the Norfolk Stroke Pathway.

What to expect:
Stroke rehabilitation from a multidisciplinary team of occupational therapists, pysiotherapists, speech and language therapists, psychologists and dieticians.

Referral criteria:
Adults 18+
Patients are admitted to the service by a health profesional via the Norfolk Stroke Pathway.

Visiting Hours: 2pm - 4pm, 6pm - 8pm
Please note, visiting outside of these hours is at the discretion of the Lead Nurse

This ward is part of the Mulberry Unit, which can be found close to the hospital's main car park

Accessible for wheelchair users

Patients must bring outdoor clothing and toiletries

Mulberry Unit: Alder Ward

Tel: 01603 217021

Alder Ward is a 24 bed rehabilitation ward for patients who are transferred out of the local acute hospital for rehabilitation or palliative care.

What to expect:
Nursing care
Occupational therapy is available for complex discharge planning and support (home visits can be provided in specific circumstances)
Speech and language therapy assessment and therapy
Physiotherapy assessment and planning
Dietician is available weekly, if required

For more information about how our multidisciplinary team will work you during your stay. please refer to the Alder Ward leaflet in the related documents section below.

Referral Criteria:
Adults 18+
To avoid admission to an acute hospital, End of Life/palliative care or for rehabilitation
Referral is via the Community Liaison Team

Visiting Hours: 3-4.30pm, 6-8pm
Please note, visiting outside of these hours is at the discretion of the Lead Nurse

This ward is part of the Mulberry Unit, which can be found close to the hospital's main car park

Accessible for wheelchair users

Patients must bring outdoor clothing and toiletries

No flowers allowed on the ward and gifts of dried food only, please do not bring any food items that are shellfish-based products and no foodstuffs that require heating

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