​​​​​​UHNM current orthopaedic Consultant first appointment wait times for adults at our Royal Stoke and County Hospitals.  This is the number of weeks you will wait for your first Consultant appointment after your GP refers you to us. (As at 25 Sept 2018).​

SpecialityRoyal Stoke WaitCounty Hospital WaitNext Available appointment
Hips4 weeks2 weeks22.10.18 County (1.11.19 at Royal Stoke)
Knees4 weeks2 weeks22.10.18 County (5.11.18 at Royal Stoke)
Foot/Ankle7  weeks3 weeks29.10.18 County (20.11.18 at Royal Stoke)
Shoulder7 weeks2 weeks16.10.18 County (21.11.18 at Royal Stoke)
Hand/Elbow8 weeks2 weeks16.10.18 County  (28.11.18  at Royal Stoke)
Spines4 week5 weeks13.11.18 County (6.11.18 at Royal Stoke)
Scoliosis7 days7 days16.10.18 County (15.10.18 Royal Stoke)
Neuro- Heads7 daysn/a16.10.18 Royal Stoke​


Orthopaedics is the diagnosis and treatment of bone, joints and skeleton-related problems. University Hospitals of North Midlands prides itself in having a top quality orthopaedic surgery department. The consultant orthopaedic team are experts in their field and provide a comprehensive service in trauma surgery and elective orthopaedic procedures.​

Our orthopaedic consultants specialise in various parts of the body such as hips, knees, ankles, hands, feet, shoulders and elbows and deal with anything from a broken bone to a hip replacement and carpal tunnel syndrome to spinal surgery. Some of our consultants also deal especially with children's fractures and orthopaedic conditions and sports injuries.


Address and contact details

Ward 225 and 226, Main Building, Floor 2, Royal Stoke University Hospital​

Ward 225: 01782 676225

Ward 226: 01782 676226​

Click on the links below for information booklets about  procedures such as total knee replacement and total hip replacement at our hospital. 

What are you waiting for?