Ambulatory Emergency Care (AEC) is an approach which results in a significant proportion of emergency adult patients being managed safely and efficiently on the same day avoiding admission to a hospital bed. This means that patients are assessed, diagnosed, treated and are able to go home the same day, without being admitted to hospital overnight.
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) service provide a service to children and young people aged 0-18yrs, and their families, who are experiencing emotional health and wellbeing difficulties.
Isle Talk is a team of trained psychological practitioners and therapists offering a wide range of skills to help those experiencing common mental health problems. We offer a variety of different therapy options with flexible appointment times.
The Trust is committed to putting Patient Safety as our top priority and has signed up to the National Patient Safety Campaign. We are striving to make real measurable improvements in the safety of the care for our patients
To support the NHS to further improve patient safety, we are preparing for the introduction of a new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF), outlining how providers should respond to patient safety incidents and how and when a patient safety investigation should be conducted.
The Endoscopy Unit at St. Mary's Hospital is accredited by the national Joint Advisory Group known as JAG which monitors quality and performance ensuring the service meets all national standards in the provision of its services.
This page provides video information to support upcoming admission to hospital for your hip or knee operation, and your discharge home. The videos are designed to provide you and your carers with information regarding the process involved in your admission to hospital, what will happen during your stay and how to ensure you and your home are ready for discharge.
The Trust supports patients who require translation or interpreting services by making foreign language and sign language interpreters available for both inpatients, day patients and outpatients on request.
The Ambulance Strategy sets out our vision, focusing on improving the service we deliver to the whole community. As part of our ongoing strategy we aim to engage with a variety of stakeholders including, but not limited to, our community, our service users, our staff, commissioners of our services, along with colleagues from SCAS and partners of our Trust.
Healthcare is evolving to embrace the digital world and take advantage of technologies to look after every citizen with innovative ways that provide safe care. As a result, technology is helping the health economy transform the way we deliver care.
From Thursday 1 September 2022, all patients, staff, and visitors are no longer required to wear a face mask at St Mary's Hospital and our other Trust sites.
These changes have been made in line with national guidance on the mandated use of face masks in healthcare settings and the reducing numbers of positive cases.
Our visitor policy continues to allow patients two visitors a day for up to an hour between 10am and 8pm, and these no longer need to be pre-booked.
Our restrictions, including mask wearing, will be reviewed regularly based on the current situation at St Mary's Hospital alongside the latest guidance from UK Government and NHS England.
Those with symptoms of a respiratory infection, including COVID-19, and a high temperature or who feel unwell, should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people until they feel well enough to resume normal activities and they no longer have a high temperature.
If your symptoms are serious, or get worse, contact NHS 111.