Lord Byron Ward is a 20-bed inpatient facility, providing rehabilitation, long-term condition treatment/management for patients with complex needs.

The ward's multi-disciplinary team undertake a weekly ward round and hold multi-disciplinary meetings to identify agree and review patients' therapy and health goals.

Day-to-day medical cover is provided by local GPs. The medical team is complemented by a consultant geriatrician.

Referrals are are made directly to the ward on 01223 219246 (formerly 01223 723194) or fax 01223 723085

Lord Byron Ward provides a community inpatient service, which avoids unnecessary acute hospital admissions and supports facilitated transfer from acute hospitals.

On admission, the multi-disciplinary team assess patients, identify treatment goals and agree a provisional length of stay.

These goals are then reviewed and progress charted at the weekly multi-disciplinary meeting.

Discharge planning starts on admission so that complex issues can be addressed in a timely way. Patients and their families are encouraged to take an active part in planning and working together to achieve the best outcome possible in each individual circumstance. If necessary, referrals are made to other agencies/professionals to support patients on discharge.

Contact details

Lord Byron Wards

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Davison House
Brookfields Hospital
Mill Road
Cambridge
CB1 3DF

Lord Byron A - 01223 219246 / 01223 219247
Lord Byron B - 01223 219252 
Fax: 01223 219317

The page was last updated on 04 July 2017 by andrea.bateman.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge, CB21 5EF

T 01223 219400 (open 8:30am to 5pm)
F 01480 398501

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