Our service

The Trauma Directorate provides routine and specialised elective orthopaedic surgery, which includes outpatient clinics, pre-operative assessment, surgery and follow-up care for patients in the Staffordshire county and surrounding areas.

University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) is a Major Trauma Centre, providing emergency and routine management for trauma patients within the West Midlands area and North Wales.

The trauma and orthopaedic service has close links with the emergency department, spinal service, neurosurgery, paediatric care, acute rehabilitation, the Midlands Spinal Injury Centre at Oswestry and musculo-skeletal interface services.

We provide specialised care at the Royal Stoke University Hospital in Stoke on Trent, County Hospital in Stafford and within a community setting at Haywood Hospital in Burslem.

Royal Stoke University Hospital

Elective orthopaedic outpatient clinics are held in the Orthopaedic Outpatients department within Main Building, next to the pre-assessment service‚Äč.

General fracture clinic, trauma hand clinics and paediatric fracture clinics are held in the main fracture clinic department in Main Building.

The elective, trauma and fractured hip wards are based in Main Building. You can find more detail in the Our Wards section.


County Hospital

Elective orthopaedic outpatient clinics are held in the afternoon in the main outpatients department.

General fracture clinics are held in the morning in the main outpatients department.

The elective orthopaedic unit is based on the 1st floor. You can find more detail in the Our Wards section.