Wards and departments
Visitors—please note that Chelsea and Westminster Hospital operates protected mealtimes (see below for more information):
- On adult wards lunchtime is from 12:30–1:30pm
- On children's wards lunchtime is from 12:15-12:45pm
The following is a list of the wards and departments at, or associated with, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital:
|Ward/Dept||Lift||Floor||Directions from the lift|
|Acute Assessment Unit||B||4||On the left|
|Admissions Office||-||G||Use telephone located next to M-PALS to
contact admissions office
|Ann Stewart Ward||D||3||On the right|
|Annie Zunz Ward||B||3|
|Assisted Conception Unit||D||4||On the left|
|Beta Cell Diabetes Centre||C||LG||Turn right and then bear right—also accessed via
escalators located next to fish tank
|Burns Unit||B||5||On the right|
|Chelsea Wing||D||4||On the left|
|Critical Care Outreach Team|
|Daniel Turner Dermatology Unit||D||1||On the right|
|David Erskine Ward||C||4||On the left|
|David Evans Ward||D||5||On the left|
|Edgar Horne Ward||D||4||On the right|
|Endoscopy Unit||D||1||On the left|
|Intensive Care Unit (ICU)||B||5||Straight ahead, then bear left|
|Josephine Barnes Ward||C||3||On the left|
|Jupiter Ward||C||4||Turn left|
|Kobler Day Care Unit||B||2||On the left|
|Labour Ward||B||3||On the left|
|Lord Wigram Ward||D||3||On the left|
|Maternity Services||C||3||On the left|
|Medical Day Unit (Edith Smith)||-||G||On the left by Lift Bank D|
|Medical Day Unit (George Watts)||D||1||On the right|
|Mercury Ward||B||4||Straight ahead|
|Nell Gwynne Ward||B||4||On the right|
|Neptune Ward||C||4||On the left|
|Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)||B||3||Straight ahead, then bear left|
|PALS (see M-PALS)||-||G||Opposite escalators|
|Patient Hotel||B||2||Straight ahead|
|Rainsford Mowlem Ward||C||3||To the right|
|Ron Johnson Ward||B||2||On the left|
|Restaurant/coffee shops||C||LG||Turn right and then right—also accessed via
escalators located next to fish tank
|Saturn Ward||B||1||On the left—also accessed on the right via escalators in the main atrium|
|Treatment Centre||-||G||On the left by lift bank B|
- 56 Dean Street
- John Hunter Clinic for Sexual Health
- Kobler Clinic
- West London Centre for Sexual Health
Hospital inpatients at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust benefit from the 'Protected Mealtimes' scheme on a number of our wards. This means wards are kept very quiet at mealtimes—giving patients the chance to eat their food in peace.
As well as changes in the work patterns of staff to ensure that mealtimes can be quiet and stress-free, hospital visitors are also asked to play their part by giving patients the time and space to eat their meals.
The Protected Mealtimes scheme—which is part of an NHS-wide initiative from the Department of Health—has been designed by a multi-disciplinary group, including nurses and other staff including radiologists, speech and language therapists and dietitians, and follows the success of a pilot scheme earlier this year.
Lunch time and supper time (please refer to each Ward for exact times) have been designated as Protected Mealtimes. During these times, ward staff, doctors and other staff will avoid routine drug rounds, ward rounds, treatments and assessments. Emergency or essential care will not be affected by the scheme.
Visitors are asked to observe Protected Mealtimes and leave the wards unless they are helping a patient to eat or where their absence would upset the patient. Find out more.
Access for disabled patients
There are parking bays for disabled people near the car park lift. If you have difficulty when you arrive at the hospital please ask for assistance at the main desk.
Drivers may take elderly and disabled patients to the main entrance, but this is a drop-off point only. Anyone parking in this area may be clamped.
The front entrance has a central door designed for wheelchair users.
The front desk, M-PALS office, outpatient reception areas and pharmacy have induction loops for the hard of hearing.