Ward 11 and the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMTU)

NOTE** Ward 11 is currently closed for refurbishment, during this time patients are being treated on Ward 7 and Ward 20.

Ward 11 Singleton Hospital is a 25 bed haematology/oncology ward. This busy clinical area also houses the Haematology Day Unit and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. The inpatients are usually receiving continuous chemotherapy or are recovering from intensive treatments.

Over the last decade, due to both patient demand and improved Day Unit facilities, an increasing number of patients receive their chemotherapy or regular blood transfusion as a day patient, thus reducing the stress and associated problems of regular hospital visits.

The haematology department strives to provide holistic care for patients with blood disorders, together with their families and loved ones, in a friendly and supportive environment. The department works to provide professional care for patients with acute, chronic and palliative diseases.

Haematology Department

The haematology department consists of 4 areas:

The Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMTU)
Inpatient area
The Haematology day unit
The Haemophilia Centre

The BMTU, inpatient beds and the day unit are situated on ward 11 and comprise 25 beds. The haemophilia centre is located on the ground floor.

BMTU

The BMTU consists of a two-bedded laminar air flow unit, with en-suite facilities for autologous bone marrow transplants.

This specialised installation provides for the isolation and treatment of bone marrow transplant patients who, by virtue of their treatment, are temporarily rendered vulnerable to common infection.

Services Provided

 

Bone Marrow Transplant Unit and Clinic
Haematology Day Centre
Haemophilia Centre and specialist nurses
Blood Transfusion 
Clinical Ward Meeting area
Palliative Care Team
Pharmacy
Dietician

Secretary - Mrs Sue Thomas
Merrysun, Oxwich, Swansea  SA3 1LN
Email: llmfwales@gmail.com
Mob: 07905 677505

Chair - Mrs Karen Shreeve
115 Belgrave Road, Gorseinon, Swansea SA4 6RE
Email: llmfwales@gmail.com
Mob: 07968 262220

Treasurer - Mr Graham Lardner
Uplands Lodge, Pwll, Carmarthenshire SA16 0TD
Email: graham.lardner@gmail.com
Tel: 07875 958225

Lymphoma Leukaemia Myeloma Fund (Wales) (LLMF) is registered with the Charities Commission England & Wales Reg. No.1063997.

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