At the Royal Free Hospital, the 32-bed MAU is located on ward 8 North on the 8th floor. The aim is to admit all patients under the care of acute medicine or health services for elderly patients via 8 North in order to provide high quality acute medical and multiprofessional care. This enables prompt and accurate diagnosis, appropriate treatment and timely discharge.
There is close liaison with the respiratory team and patients with other conditions requiring specialist input are referred as necessary.
The service can also follow patients up post in-patient stay in dedicated clinics when required.