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   NEW COVID-19 HOSPITAL FOR SURREY - HEADLEY COURT     6 April, 2020

Headley Court, a former military rehabilitation centre will re-open and serve as a temporary community hospital to deal with the increasing number of patients that require treatment.

A cross-partner team from across the NHS, Surrey County Council and the military is working hard to get the facility up and running quickly and it is anticipated that ward areas will be ready to receive patients later this month.

The facility, based in Leatherhead, will provide non-critical care to patients including:

  • step-down from acute hospitals
  • rehabilitation/convalescence
  • those receiving end of life care
  • patients who are recovering from Covid-19 who don’t require critical care or acute hospital care

Next week the multi-agency team will hand over the set-up and running of this facility to Epsom and St Helier Hospitals who will work with partners to ensure that it operational and staffed to support those needing community hospital care.

 

Forces.net reported on the new hopsital and there report can be viewed here.

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