The early supported discharge (ESD) service allows patients who have had a stroke get an early discharge from hospital. You then continue with your assessment and rehabilitation in your own home, under the care of specialist therapists.
Occupational therapists (OTs) work with people who have difficulty completing the activities of everyday life (occupations) because of an illness or a disability. We help them find ways to do the things that are meaningful to them again.
Palliative care is specialised medical care for people with serious illnesses. We focus on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness – whatever the diagnosis.
The pathology laboratory provides local, regional and national diagnostic services in all laboratory medicine disciplines. Laboratory investigations are performed and the results of laboratory tests are made available to patients through their clinician
The Pharmacy Department buys, stores and supplies all drugs and medicines used within the hospital and provides information on them. Our pharmacists also advise on the safe and effective use of these drugs and medicines
Plastic surgeons reconstruct and restore tissue in all parts of the body. We specialise in cancer, trauma, breast and craniofacial patients. We also manage skin cancers and hand problems.
Rehabilitation medicine concerns the assessment and treatment of patients, who have had a loss of function due to certain life-changing illnesses and injuries, with the objective of re-integration back into the home, community, employment and leisure activities
Patients come to us for information and warfarin therapy monitoring. We also provide each patient with their individual warfarin doses, and print the details of their dosage into their yellow record book.