The discharge unit is located at the East Entrance on the ground floor of East Surrey Hospital. It provides a safe environment for patients that have been clinically discharged to await take home medications and or transport.
The discharge unit has been identified as an overnight stay area in times of increased operational pressure. Under this circumstance patients that have been identified as definitely being discharged or transferred to non-acute services the following day would spend the night within this area. The area accommodates up to seven beds.
Visit the senior nursing team page to see our matrons and divisional chief nurses.