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Frailty Same Day Emergency Care

Ward/Department Name

Frailty Same Day Emergency Care

About this Ward/Department

The Frailty Same Day Emergency Care (FSDEC) service provides urgent treatment for older patients not requiring admission to hospital. It is open daily from 8am-8pm. FSDEC is consultant-led in normal working hours and has consultant supervision out of normal working hours, supported by a junior doctor and senior nurses. Patients need to fulfil certain criteria to be accepted into FSDEC to ensure clinical safety. FSDEC works closely with the Emergency Department, the ambulance services, the Medical Day Unit and the Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit (AECU).


Medicine for Older People


Stoke Mandeville Hospital





Nearest car park

Car park B

eg helpful directions from closest hospital entrance

Off the main outpatient corridor near to Oasis cafe

Contact details

Please call main switchboard: 01296 315000