About our service
Our care of the elderly service looks after older patients, usually aged 65 and over. Clinical areas covered include Amber ward (frailty unit), A&E with the GEMS Team (Geriatric Emergency Medicine Service), the Pymmes Building, and T4 (short-stay) ward.
The Pymmes building includes four specialist Care of the Elderly wards:
- Topaz Ward (formally Charles Coward ward)
- Emerald ward (formally Pymmes 0 ward)
- Pearl ward (formally Michael Bates ward)
- Mary Seacole ward (Nurse Led, fit for discharge ward)
Our care of the elderly service also provides a Medical Day Hospital service for ambulatory older patients, currently located in the Anticoagulation building on the North Mid site.