Medical Assessment Units

Plymouth Hospital:

Acute Care Support Line for healthcare staff only:

Acute Care Support Line: 01752 437777 - From 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday

Torbay Hospital:

For healthcare staff only:

Medical Receiving Unit: 01803 654030

Contact details for alternative Devon Hospitals

North Devon Hospital:

Switchboard: 01271 322577

Royal Devon and Exeter:

For healthcare staff only:

Acute Medicine and Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC): 01392 404078 (10am to 6pm)

After 18:00 bleep 513 via switchboard on 01392 411611

Red Flags

ED or 999 should continue to be used for life threatening injuries and illnesses.

Additional Information

This page provides service contact information for Medical Assessment Units in the four Devon Acute Trusts. Information has been provided for services accessible to healthcare professionals only for advice, guidance and potential referral.

Key Message

  • This information has been provided to minimise Emergency Department referrals for patients where ED will add little value. ED referral is for any life of limb threatening illness or injury
  • Units have redesigned services and workloads to support social distancing as much as possible for the safety of staff and patients

Publication date: March 2021

 

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