Coronavirus/Covid-19 key information for patients and visitors

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Medical Short Stay (MSS)

Medical Short Stay (MSS) is a 28 bed ward which includes four coronary care beds.

Due to the impact of planning for Coronavirus, visiting times have changed. Click here for the latest news.

Please note: This ward was previously called the Acute Medical Unit (AMU).

We care for all short stay (up to 72 hours) medical and elderly patients. We also care for the cardiology patients, liaising closely with the Heart Centre.

We want to make you feel as comfortable as possible when you stay on our wards, and all our staff aim to adhere to our values of Passionate, Respectful, and Responsible. Find out more information about our vision and values.

Key staff

Matron: Stephanie Davis
Consultant: Rebecca Watt

Cardiology, Elderly, and Short stay.
Visiting Times
2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm. Up to two visitors can visit a patient at any one time. Booking is not required. Please do not visit if you have symptoms of a respiratory illness (cold/flu-like illness) or you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 10 days.
Ward Manager
Sarah Birkett
First floor, Harrogate District Hospital
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