New Acute Medical Unit opens in Croydon

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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. 

      

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