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Short Stay Ward (SSW)

Ward/Department Name

Short Stay Ward (SSW)

About this Ward/Department

SSW is a 25 bedded ward with daily consultant ward rounds, supported by a team of junior doctors. It accepts patients with an expected length of stay of up to 72 hours. The focus of SSW is a high turnover of patients requiring only a short hospital admission for diagnostics or treatment.


Acute medicine


Stoke Mandeville Hospital


Same day emergency care unit (SDEC)



Nearest car park

Car park C

Nearest entrance

Same day emergency care unit (SDEC)

eg helpful directions from closest hospital entrance

We’re in the same day emergency care unit (SDEC) near the emergency department.

Contact details

Please call main switchboard: 01296 315000