Changes at Cheltenham General Hospital
At Cheltenham General, are investing up to £14.5m on improving surgical facilities by building a new Day Surgery Unit and two additional theatres
At Cheltenham General we are investing up to £14.5m on improving surgical facilities by building a new Chedworth Surgical Unit and two additional theatres. In doing so this will help to:
- Increase theatre capacity.
- Reduce cancellations.
- Improve waiting times for elective care.
The new Chedworth Surgical Unit started construction in July 2021 and is expected to be completed in December 2022 (subject to construction timelines)
The Theatre build is due to begin in April 2022 and is expected to be completed in July 2023 (subject to construction timelines).
Building works progress
Building works disruption
Hospital maps are available in our travel and parking section
Surgical Ward moves at Cheltenham General from 29 September
There are upcoming ward moves planned for Surgical Wards in Cheltenham General Hospital, between 29 September and 10 October. We apologise for any inconvenience if you have not yet been informed on your appointment letter. Directional signage will be in place.
|Date of move||Service||Moving from||Moving to|
|29 September||OAS (orthopaedic admissions suite)||Dixton||Snowshill|
|4 October||Day Surgery and SAS unit||Avening||Dixton|
|6 October||Urology||Snowshill/Bibury||Hazelton (refurbished ward)|
|6 October||General Surgery and Gynae Oncology||Snowshill/Bibury||Hazelton (refurbished ward)|
Parking disruption at Cheltenham from 25 April 2022
From Monday 25 April, as a result of the new theatres hoarding going up and some changes to car parking, there will be significant disruption to parking on the Cheltenham Lido side of the hospital, so we advise that you use other entrances at this time.
If you are dropping off patients for Oncology, Day Surgery or Maternity appointments, we strongly suggest NOT driving into the Keynsham Road entrance at this time. Accessible (disabled) parking is still available - please see this parking map for more details of where to park
Day Surgery Unit and Surgical Assessment patients
From 4 April 2022, patients will be required to attend Avening or Kemerton ward whilst construction works are underway on Chedworth Suite. These are expected to be completed by December 2022, subject to construction timelines. Patients will be advised whether they need to attend Avening or Kemerton on their appointment letter and directional signage will also be in place.
Chronic pain patients
From 7 April 2022 will be required to attend the West Block Unit while construction works are underway on Chedworth Suite. These are expected to be completed by December 2022, subject to construction timelines. Patients will be made aware of this on their appointment letter and directional signage will also be in place.
Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy
(SACT) patients, will be seen in Prescott Suite from 4 April whilst the construction for the new day surgery unit and theatres is underway. Patients will be made aware of this on their appointment letter, directional signage will also be in place.
Access to Prescott for SACT
There are limited additional spaces in College Baths.
The Good Samaritan entrance will be closed to facilitate the construction of the new Day Surgery Unit. St Paul's entrance remains open.
If you have any questions or comments about these works, please contact email@example.com