Ward B5: Enhanced Care Unit (ECU)

The Enhanced Care Unit (ECU) provides 4 Enhanced Care beds and support for patients who become more unwell and the staff caring for them across all areas of the Beatson. 

The unit if for patients who

  • Require continual monitoring
  • Enhanced Care Services

The ward is staffed by an critical care nurse and oncology nurse supported by patients medical team, acute physician team and consultant anaesthetist.

Opening Hours

This ward is always open.

How to find us

Enter the hospital from the main entrance. Go through the main reception hall past the Aroma Cafe, turn left to the lift hall. Take the lift to the 3rd floor. On leaving the lift go through the double doors and turn left. The ECU is the 2nd ward on this floor within Ward B5 and is on your right-hand side.

There is an intercom at the entrance to the ward, if you press the button the receptionist or nursing staff will open the doors o let you into the ward.

Who will be looking after you

Medical Staff:

All Beatson Consultants, Registrars and ward doctors have input into the Enhanced Care Unit

Acute Physicians
Consultant Anaesthetist

Team Leader:

Judith Roulston 0141 301 7324

Consultant Nurse:

Cathy Hutchison 0141 301 7080/7085

Nursing Staff:

Nursing staff rotate through the ECU service for 3-4 month blocks.  Critical care staff rotate from QEUH Critical Care areas and Beatson staff come from all in patient wards

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