Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Visiting Times

11am - 8pm


0300 422 5616

The Emergency Surgical Assessment Unit (ESAU) treats patients who have been referred directly by their GP or A&E for assessment for emergency surgery.

Patients do not usually stay in our unit for longer than 24 hours and will either be admitted to a ward, discharged or will undergo surgery.

How to contact the ward

You and your family will be informed of the best time to telephone for news.

Telephone numbers: - 0300 422 5616

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

Free Wifi is available on all our wards. If you have any difficulty accessing this, please speak to a member of ward staff.