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Howard Stroke Unit

Ward Name

Howard Stroke Unit


Stroke unit

Ward Manager

Roxana Moise


Zilpa Okeyo

Contact Details

01234 795753

Find us

The Howard Stroke Unit can be found on the third 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. Bedford Hospital Map

Additional Information

Howard Stroke Unit is situated on the third floor of the main ward block. The unit is led by Dr Hlaing Ni, the stroke consultant - together with his multidisciplinary team. The team is made up of doctors, a stroke specialist nurse, nurses, research nurse, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and dieticians. The team also works closely with other professionals such as pharmacists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, dieticians, social workers and community rehabilitation teams.

Visitor Information

Alcohol hand gel is placed at various parts of the ward for staff and visitors to use, especially when entering and leaving the ward. Flowers are not permitted on the ward for infection control reasons, if you would like to bring a gift for a patient you may wish to bring good quality toiletries especially soap, moisturising body wash or talcum powder.

Meal Times

Visiting times on the ward are 2pm to 4.30pm and 6.15pm to 8.15pm. Visiting is not permitted between 4.15pm and 6.30pm unless by prior arrangement and agreement with ward staff. This is to ensure patients have uninterrupted time in which to eat their evening meal. All visiting outside designated visiting hours must be agreed with the nurse in charge.

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