New Acute Medical Unit opens in Croydon
By adam_leone | Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 10:46
The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) has opened and recieved it's doors after a £1.2 million investment.
The unit aims to provide specialist care for adult patients with a wide range of medical conditions and treating the most accutely ill patients.
Waiting times are said to be reduced as a result of the extra 42 beds and dedicated treatment areas.
Operations Director, Richard Parker, said: "The new area has created an environment that will improve our patients experience and overall wellbeing while here."
Croydon South MP, Richard Ottaway said: "It's good to see extra investment in the health services being used in this way. The residents of Croydon deserve the best."
The unit will be staffed by new nurses and a highly trained team specialising in acute medical conditions.
Work to refurbish the unit started in June.