The team comprises two Dietitians supported by a Dietetic Assistant Practitioner and provide a dietetic service for adult inpatient across all wards at the Haywood (Broadfield, Chatterley, Grange, Jackfield, Scotia and Sneyd).
They organise a rolling programme on various dietetic topics including Malnutrition Universal Screening Tools for registered nurses and healthcare support staff. The team train and support Nutrition Link nurses on all wards and link with catering regarding food provision.
They work alongside the MDT on all wards to ensure the optimal nutritional care for patients.
How to contact your Dietitian
The Team Lead Dietitian for Community Hospital Dietitians at the Haywood Hospital can be contacted between the hours of 7.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday.
Telephone: 01782 673514
Mobile (with answer message facility): 07834 967159
How to refer
Referrals are only accepted for patients currently admitted at the Haywood Hospital. If you require a community dietitian’s input please contact your local GP practice for further information.
The hydrotherapy pool is currently temporarily closed. Please talk to your physiotherapist for details of alternative provisions in the local area.
The Rheumatology Centre at the Haywood Hospital currently welcomes patients from North Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Cheshire. The catchment area has a population of over 500,000 patients.
The centre deals with the investigation, diagnosis, management and treatment of patients with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions many of which are chronic conditions which require lifelong treatment.
The Haywood Hospital is pioneering in many different aspects of rheumatology, the first community rheumatologist was appointed here and the first development of a computerised drug monitoring system was at the Haywood Hospital.
The Rheumatology Centre also has an active research team, known nationally and internationally for its work.
Walk in Centre
The Haywood Walk in Centre is a nurse-led service which offers convenient access to a wide range of minor injury/minor ailment services. The department is open every day and no appointment is necessary.
What does the service offer?
A wide range of conditions can be treated including:
- Cuts and grazes
- Ear infections
- Sprains and strains
- Suspected fractures
- Bites and stings
- Minor head injuries
- Minor burns
- Foreign bodies in the eye.
You should only attend A&E for serious and life-threatening conditions such as chest pain or breathing problems.
The service is operational between the hours of 7.00am-9.30pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am-9.30pm at weekends.
*Please note Bank Holiday opening hours are 9.00am-9.30pm*
The Walk-in Centre is situated on the ground floor of the Haywood Hospital
Telephone: 01782 673500
- Onsite parking, including disabled parking is available.
- Wheelchair access and disabled toilets are available.