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 14 Dec 2018).

SpecialityRoyal Stoke WaitCounty Hospital WaitNext Available appointment
Hips14 weeks2 weeks22.1.19 County (16.04.19 at Royal Stoke)
Knees10 weeks1 weeks18.1.19 County (8.03.19 at Royal Stoke)
Foot/Ankle10  weeks4 weeks04.02.19 County (12.03.19 at Royal Stoke)
Shoulder6 weeks4 weeks05.02.19 County (18.02.19 at Royal Stoke)
Hand/Elbow5 weeks3 weeks31.1.19 County  (11.02.19  at Royal Stoke)
Spines17 week13 weeks09.04.19 County (3.05.19 at Royal Stoke)
Scoliosis6 weeks3 weeks29.01.19 County (25.02.19 Royal Stoke)
Neuro- Heads2 weeksn/a22.01.19 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?