Information for Inpatients 

WRVS
(Women's Royal Voluntary Service)

WRVS Shop

You can find the ship in the main concourse of the hospital between the Food Stop and the central staircase.

Shop hours:

Weekdays

9.30am 8.00pm

Saturdays & Bank Holidays

1.00pm 4.30pm

Bank Holidays

10.30am 4.30pm

WRVS Trolley Service

Profit from the shop and trolley service is donated to the hospital to buy additional equipment. Recent purchases include:

Optical Laser

21,500

Ultrasound machine

25,000

Medical Equipment Library

25,000

Provision of Toiletry Packs for emergency admissions

2,000 per annum

Colposcope & accessories

7,500

Patient Armchairs

4,847

Other locally organised WRVS services include:

Meal on Wheels

Referrals are made through Social Services and your doctor.

Community Car Services

This service covers journeys such as:

         Hospital visiting;

         Visits to doctor, dentist, optician, healthcare or clinic;

         Collection of prescription, hearing aids and spectacles.

You can find out more about the WRVS by visiting their website at: www.wrvs.org.uk

 

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Last Modified: April 2003