Acute Assessment Unit
About the Acute Assessment Unit
The acute assessment unit (AAU) is a ward for medical and emergency patients who have been referred by their GP or A&E to undergo further assessment. When a patient arrives on the ward, they will be assessed by a nurse and observations and investigations will be carried out, the patient will then be seen by a doctor who will plan the diagnosis and treatment.
Privacy and Dignity
For more information about how the hospital is working to eliminate mixed-sex sleeping, toilet and washing facilities, please visit the privacy and dignity pages of the website.
Where to find us
The Acute Assessment Unit can be found on the ground floor of the ward block and is served by the Main Reception located on Kempston Road.
Please see it on the map below with the reference number 21.