Ward 6 Ynysdawel Ward at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon
Concerns have been shown on social media about Ward 6 Ynysdawel Ward at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon following resident’s anxieties we contacted Paul Mears Chief Executive Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board the response we received below.
Please see our statement below:
A spokesperson for Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB said: “We are experiencing some challenges in the specialist staffing of our palliative care unit at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon. Ensuring the care and safety of our patients is always our first priority, and while we are currently reviewing options for services provided at the unit in the future, no decisions have yet been made.
“We are committed to providing a sustainable model of palliative care that best meets the in-patient and community needs of our population.”
The Merthyr and Cynon team care for patients living in their homes and nursing homes in the North area of Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB. The team are based in Ysbyty Cwm Cynon – Ynysdawel Ward (Ward 6), and also provides Specialist Palliative Care for inpatients at Prince Charles Hospital and any other community hospitals.
- Reception/Team Secretary 01443 715154/5155 (Mon – Fri, 0900 – 1700)
- For Saturdays, Sundays, Bank Holidays and 1600 – 0900 weekdays, please ring District Nursing: 01443 444069
- Ysbyty Cwm Cynon Inpatient Ward 6: 01443 715006
Find us: Ward 6, Ysbyty Cwm Cynon, New Road, Mountain Ash, CF45 4BZ. Enter through the main hospital entrance and turn right past the stairs on the ground floor.
Email: CTT_SPCTAdministration.North@wales.nhs.uk (this mailbox in NOT monitored out of hours)