Orange double doors to Stephen ward

Stephen ward

Caring for people with heart conditions

Orange double doors to Stephen ward

Your stay on Stephen ward

We are a heart ward. We have 33 beds.

Visitor information

Speak to the nurse-in-charge for up-to-date information on visiting.

Our visiting adults inpatient wards page has further information about visiting patients.

Our welcome pack

To help make your stay as comfortable as possible, we can give you toiletries if you need them.

We'll give you a welcome booklet telling you:

  • what to expect during your stay
  • what will happen on the day you are ready to leave hospital

Ward rounds

When you come into hospital, you will be under the care of a consultant and a team of doctors. Your team will see you every morning during their ward rounds.

The meeting your ward team page has more information about the general ward routine.

There will be a new team of nurses at the start of every nursing shift. If you have any questions or concerns, please talk to a member of the nursing team.

All staff caring for you will introduce themselves and wear an ID badge.

Mealtimes

Meals will be brought to your bedside. Mealtimes are:

  • breakfast, 8am
  • lunch, midday
  • dinner, 5.30pm

You can choose your lunch and dinner each day. Your options include:

  • hot
  • cold
  • vegetarian
  • soft diet

If you have any other dietary needs, please tell ward staff as early as possible during your stay. 

Hot drinks are available at all times. They are free for patients. We ask visitors to make a small donation.

We also provide mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks. Our meals page has more information.

Using your mobile phone

You can use your mobile phone on the ward. Please respect other patients while using it, especially when they are asleep. Please make sure that it is kept on silent at all times.

Facilities on the ward

There is a day room for you and your visitors to use. Please keep it clean.

There is a television, radio and phone service at your hospital bed.

Contact us

Phone: 020 7188 8843

Heart services

For more information about our heart services, visit our cardiovascular service pages.

How to find us

St Thomas' Hospital
7th floor, East Wing
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH

Directions

From the main North Wing entrance, turn left at main reception and follow signs for East Wing. Go past the main pharmacy and emergency department (A&E) until you reach the East Wing lifts. Take the lift to the 7th floor and follow signs for Stephen ward.

Accessibility information for Stephen ward.

Last updated: April 2022

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