We continue to maintain visiting restrictions (one person, once for one hour each day) via slots pre-agreed with the ward, full details can be found on our visitor page.
Patients and Visitors
Erme Neurosurgery provides specialist care for neurosurgical patients across the southwest for both elective and emergency admissions. It is a friendly and welcoming ward with a strong cohesive team of experienced healthcare professionals to deliver high quality care.
It is a 28 bedded ward with Specialist level 1 areas to provide a safe high dependency of care to these patients. It is an extremely busy and fast paced ward dealing with a variety of neurosurgery and neurosurgical trauma patients. Our team of neurosurgeons provide treatment of the following:
The neurosurgical team is overseen by Matron Sarah Pickbourne and is accountable for ensuring patients care is delivered safely and to a high standard. The ward managers are Rachael Porter and Kirstin Templeman who ensure the provision of excellent nursing care, and effective safe management of staff and resources.
We have specialist nurses, neuro-oncologist nurses, and advanced clinical practitioners working on the ward.