Nurse Educator - Bev Hopper
Clinical Nurse Specialist (Trauma) - Jodie Orchard.
Your GP will send us a letter explaining your condition. If you meet the criteria for acceptance to the service an appointment will be made for you, and sent directly to you. Based on the information in your doctor's letter, patients with more serious conditions will be seen earlier.
You will be seen in the outpatient clinic by a specialist doctor who will discuss treatment options with you.
You need to bring with you:
These clinics are run by the Orthopaedic Department for patients who have sustained an injury that has already been treated, and a further follow-up of that injury is required. Often at these fracture clinics x-rays are taken on arrival.… More
These are clinics for patients who have been referred by their doctor for an orthopaedic opinion on a specific problem.… More
These are clinics which specialise in treating specific parts of the body or specific conditions.… More
For elderly patients, joint replacement surgery is commonly required to treat joints damaged from arthritis or other forms of joint disease including rheumatoid arthritis.… More
An arthroscope is a small fibre optic telescope that can be introduced into a joint and allows surgery to be carried out for certain conditions using fine and small instruments. This eliminates the need for large incisions. Many procedures can be performed as a day stay procedure and quicker return… More
Orthopaedic surgery also includes surgery to muscles, tendons and ligaments. This may be required to alter muscle balance around a joint or to repair one of these damaged structures. More
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Visiting times for Wards 7 & 9 are 2-8pm daily.
Please arrange with the Charge Nurse for out of hours visiting.