Cardiac Care Unit (CCU)
Cheltenham General Hospital
Visiting Times11am - 8pm
0300 422 2957
The CCU at Gheltenham treats and monitors patients with cardiac problems.
How to contact the ward
Telephone numbers: - 0300 422 2957 or call our main switchboard on 0300 422 2222 and ask for the Cheltenham cardiac ward.
It would be helpful if one member of your family telephones and relays the information to the rest of your family and friends.
Please note: Smoking is not permitted in any building or within the grounds of any of our sites. Information and support is available to any patients who wish to stop smoking. Nicotine Replacement Therapy is available to help reduce your cravings during your stay.
Free Wifi is available on all our wards. If you have any difficulty accessing this, please speak to a member of ward staff.
Mealtimes and catering
With the exception of breakfast all meals are served from a hot trolley. You will be given a choice from a daily menu for all meals.
- Breakfast: 8am
- Lunch: 1.00pm
- Supper: 6pm
Beverages: Served throughout the day.
The catering staff are an integral part of the meal delivery service at Cheltenham General Hospital. The staff are visible on the ward throughout most of the day, serving food, washing up and cleaning in the ward pantry as well as delivering stock. The catering staff are easily recognised by their uniform; royal blue polo shirts, navy blue baseball caps and trousers.
There are two restaurants at Cheltenham General. The Blue Spa Café is located at the front of the hospital in the Centre Block. The Glass House Café can be found in St. Paul's Wing. Read more about food and drink in our hospitals
When you arrive on the ward your nurse will advise you approximately how long your stay in hospital will be. We hope you have already made some plans and preparations for your discharge and how you will manage when returning home.