We are a type one emergency department (ED) with full resuscitation facilities which sees adult and paediatric patients, 24 hrs a day.
We are currently expanding the department and have developed a new assessment hub within ED for the rapid senior assessment of patients, and improvement and expansion work of our paediatric area is underway.
We have a five bed resuscitation room, a ten bed majors area, five bed assessment hub. We have our own x-ray facilities with a paediatric-friendly x-ray room.
The Emergency Department manages minor injury through to major trauma for all age groups.
Patients can self present to the emergency department and we also accept referrals from all health and social care professionals
The emergency department is managed by Jamie Friend. We have a Head of Emergency Nursing, Mandy Knight and the Clinical Director, Mr Desai.
The emergency department is open 24 hrs a day and can be contacted via the main hospital switch board or the emergency department reception desk on 01908 243600