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Churchill Hospital wards


Please wash your hands or use the alcohol hand gel (on the wall by the entrances to the wards) when you arrive and when you leave.

If you have had an infectious illness, such as diarrhoea, vomiting or a cold, please wait until you are completely better before visiting.

Blenheim Head and Neck Unit

Blenheim 2 (Pain relief) - please note, this is not the Blenheim Head and Neck Unit, above
Turn right down the long corridor at the League of Friends and follow the signs for Pain Relief. Outpatients only.

  • Open: Monday to Thursday 8.00am - 4.00pm. Not open on Bank Holidays.
  • Ward: 01865 225582
  • Please speak to nurses if you have any special requirements.

Cherwell Ward - Fulbrook Centre

Churchill Intensive Care Unit (CICU)
Level 1, Cancer and Haematology Centre

  • Visiting times: 8.00am - 10.00pm, with some flexibility for relatives travelling long distances, or to allow privacy for patient care.
  • Tel: 01865 235074
  • Unfortunately we are unable to allow flowers.

Colposcopy

  • Open: 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Tel: 01865 572110

Day Surgery Unit
If driving, park in car park 1 or 2. Enter via the new main entrance (Surgery and Diagnostics Centre). Turn right along the corridor towards the League of Friends and we are on the left hand side just before the cafe.

  • Open: 7.30am - 8.00pm.
  • We have limited space, therefore we request that only one relative/friend accompanies you. Unfortunately we do not have suitable facilities for children. Due to the nature of the surgery, and because patients are only with us for a day, we ask you not to bring flowers to the unit. The League of Friends cafe is nearby if you are allowed to have refreshments. Please bring a book/magazine with you in case you have to wait a short while. Newspapers can be purchased from the restaurant. Please feel free to speak to a member of the team if you have any questions.
  • Tel: 01865 225283

Dialysis Main Unit

  • Open: 7.30am - 8.00pm.
  • Tel: 01865 225808 / 225283

Geoffrey Harris Ward (Respiratory, diabetes and endocrinology (specialist medicine))
OCDEM building

  • Visiting times: 2.30pm - 8.00pm.
  • Limited parking at car park 3 for visitors.
  • Ward: 01865 857294 / To speak to patients: 01865 225732.
  • No flowers or plants please. Visiting numbers are limited to two visitors in the HDU area and three visitors to a bed area in the rest of the ward. Young children should not visit and older children should be supervised whilst on the ward. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate relatives overnight.

Haematology Day Treatment Unit

  • Tel: 01865 235554

Haematology Ward

Types of accommodation available to relatives.

  • Patient bedside accommodation in single rooms
    Available at the discretion of the nurse in charge.
  • Ward accommodation in the relatives/counselling rooms
    In an emergency, where it is not possible for the relative to stay at the bedside, accommodation is provided in one of these rooms on a sofa bed; however, the rooms are used by staff and other families during the day, and need to be cleared of personal belongings. Booking is through the Senior Ward Housekeeper, one night at a time.
  • Day room sofa beds
    Short-term emergency accommodation where there is a large family who need to stay.
  • Relatives staying overnight may use the shower facilities attached to the administration floor accommodation.
  • Tel: 01865 235048/9

Jane Ashley Centre
Level 2, Surgery and Diagnostics Centre

  • Visiting times: 2.00pm - 8.00pm
  • We welcome visitors, however, no more than three per bedside please. Unfortunately, flowers and plants are not allowed on the ward.
  • Facilities on the ward include a dayroom where you may help yourselves to tea and coffee, a garden where patients can relax with their visitors and also a relatives' room which is available for use in special circumstances.
  • Tel: 01865 235350

John Warin Ward (Infectious diseases and tropical medicine)

  • Visiting times: 2.30pm - 8.00pm
  • Tel: 01865 225214

Oxford Breast Imaging Centre

  • Tel: 01865 235621

Oxford Colorectal Centre
Level 2, Surgery and Diagnostics Centre (main entrance)

  • Tel: 01865 235380

Oxford Upper Gastrointestinal Centre (Upper gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders)
Level 1, Surgery and Diagnostics Centre (main entrance)

  • Visiting times: 11.00am - 1.00pm, 2.30pm - 8.30pm.
  • Tel: 01865 235061 / 2 / 3
  • Two visitors only at the bedside at any one time, please.
  • We regret that we are unable to allow flowers or plants.

Oncology Ward Short Stay (OWSS) (Formerly Blenheim)
Oncology Level 1, Cancer and Haematology Centre

  • Visiting times: open visiting, but before midday you may be asked to visit in the day room for the privacy and dignity of other patients.
  • The ward opens at 7.30am on Mondays and closes at 1.00pm on Saturdays. This may vary over Bank Holidays. Oncology Wards are managed as one unit: patients may be nursed on either ward depending on bed availability.
  • Tel: via Churchill switchboard 01865 741841
    Cancer Clinical Trials Unit: 01865 235015 / 235016
    Triage Service: 01865 272192
    Extended Day Treatment Unit: 01865 235017 / 223610

Oncology Ward (formerly Frank Ellis Unit)
Level 1, Cancer and Haematology Centre

  • From new main entrance: take stairs or lift to level 1. The ward is at the end of the corridor, past the Haematology Ward. From the old hospital: at the League of Friends cafe, follow the corridor into the new building. Turn right just before the stairs. The ward is at the end of the corridor, past the Haematology Ward. Turn left on entering the ward to find the main nurses' station.
  • Visiting times: 12.00 - 8.30pm
  • Tel: 01865 235012 / 3

Radiology

  • Tel: 01865 235761

Renal Ward

  • Visiting times: 3.00pm - 8.00pm.
  • Ward: 01865 225780 / To speak to patients: 01865 225787.
  • In special circumstances we can accommodate relatives staying overnight. Please speak to the ward co-ordinator to discuss your needs. There is a relatives' room where you may help yourselves to tea and coffee; please do not use the ward kitchen.

Sir Michael Sobell House (Palliative Care)

  • Visiting times: no set visiting times, but please respect the patients' 'quiet hour', 1.30pm - 2.30pm.
  • Tel: 01865 225860
  • Relatives may stay overnight.

Tarver Ward (Dialysis)

  • Tel: 01865 225725

Theatre Direct Admissions (surgery)
If driving, park in either car park 1 or 2. Enter by the new main entrance: you will see the unit almost straight in front of you. Occasionally we admit patients to the Day Surgery Unit rather than to Theatre Direct Admissions as stated. Please see the white board to the left of the door and follow any instructions there.

  • Open: 7.30am - 5.00pm.
  • We have limited space, therefore we request that only one relative/friend accompanies you. Unfortunately we do not have suitable facilities for children. We do have a TV in the waiting area but we still advise you to bring a book/magazine with you. Newspapers can be purchased from the restaurant. After your surgery you will either return to the Day Surgery Unit or be admitted to one of the wards. If you have any concerns or worries please do not hesitate to speak to a member of the team.
  • Tel: 01865 857491

Treatment Centre for Specialist Medicine (Respiratory and specialist medicine)

  • Due to the nature of the surgery, and because patients are only with us for a day, we request that visitors do not bring flowers to the unit.
  • Tel: 01865 225736 / 4

Urology Ward (Ward 15)
Level 2, Surgery and Diagnostics Centre

  • Visiting times: 2.00pm - 8.00pm.
  • Tel: 01865 572332 / 3
  • It is preferable for children not to visit the ward: it can be a rather inappropriate environment for them.
  • Unfortunately we are unable to allow flowers.

Wytham Ward (Transplant)

  • Visiting times: 9.00am - 12.00, 2.00pm - 7.00pm. Please respect our quiet time, from 12.00 to 1.30pm.
  • Ward: 01865 235010 / 235112
  • No flowers please.

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