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Harpur Ward

About Harpur Ward

Ward Manager Carol Banerji
Matron Sarah-Jane Nurrish
Consultants Dr Trounson

Dr Kamal

Telephone 01234 792224 / 792228 Ext. 2221
Any Queries Contact Sarah-Jane Nurrish


Description of the Ward

Harpur Ward specialises in complex care needs of female elderly patients. Staff are also trained to provide care for patients with dementia.


Routine of What Happens on the Ward

Patients are assessed on admission for individual care plans and the care needs are evaluated on each shift. Harpur Ward has hand over in the morning to discuss care needs of the patients and also conduct daily MDT meetings with the Consultant (Nurse in charge), Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist and our Social Worker to discuss medical and social issues.

Visiting Times

2.00pm – 5.30pm and 6.15pm – 8.00pm.


Where to Find Us

The Harpur Ward can be found on the fourth floor of the ward block and is serviced by the Main Reception located on Kempston Road.

Please see it on the map below with the reference number 21.


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Protected Meal Times

Lunch – 12.30pm – 1.15pm.

Evening Meal – 5.30pm – 6.15pm.


How Many Beds?

Harpur Ward has 5 bays and 5 side rooms which in total consists of 25 beds. Harpur can also have a 7 bedded Infection Control Cohort area


Special Information

The Sister in charge is available to speak to family members between 7.00am-4.00pm.



Hospicom, lounge area, DVD player and DVDs.


Privacy and Dignity

For more information about how the hospital is working to eliminate mixed-sex sleeping, toilet and washing facilities, please visit the privacy and dignity pages of the website.

Ward Name

Harpur Ward

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