Our General Trauma ward is based on ward 226 – telephone 01782 676226
Our dedicated team of nurses, doctors, therapists and nurse practitioners, led by ward manager Katie Shaw, care for all our general trauma patients ranging from simple finger trauma to severely injured patients with multiple fractures or spinal injuries.
Our Fracture Neck of Femur ward is based on ward 225 – telephone 01782 676225
Led by ward manager Mel Mountford, this ward is run by a dedicated team consisting of a specialised hip surgeon, Ortho-geriatrician, Advance Nurse Practitioners, specialised therapists and staff trained in managing elderly and dementia patients.
Our Acute Rehabilitation and Trauma Unit (ARTU) is based on ward 227 – telephone 01782 676227
This new unit, led by ward manager Becky Marsh, provides specialised acute rehabilitation care to patients with multiple trauma affecting limbs, spines and heads that require extra monitoring and input. The team consists of Physios, Occupational Therapists, dieticians, speech and language therapists, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and rehabilitation consultants.
To find out more, visit the Major Trauma Centre page.
Our Elective Orthopaedic ward is based on ward 112 – telephone 01782 676112
This is managed by senior nurses and therapists to care for patients undergoing planned joint replacement surgery, specialist spinal surgery and a wide variety of orthopaedic day case procedures.
The Elective Orthopaedic Unit is led by ward manager Janice Wood – telephone 01785 230036.
This is a purpose-built ward to provide care for patients undergoing hip and knee joint surgery and planned day case procedures.
The nursing and therapy team work closely together to provide speedy recovery from surgery.