Trauma and orthopaedics

We offer a full range of services for both adults and children including the treatment of disorders of the body’s bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons.

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Mr Molitor carrying out knee surgery

In addition to the numerous consultant-led clinics, the plaster room provides a specialised service to patients requiring plaster casts, braces and splints. We are a multi disciplinary department and co-ordinate services with physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rheumatology and orthotics.We have a dedicated inpatient ward and day ward at both Grimsby and Scunthorpe hospitals.

A wide range of orthopaedic surgical prcedures are available at Goole hospital, including knee, hip and shoulder replacements, and treatments of sports injuries.

Overview

All of our services are tailored around individuals and we consider every patient to be as important as the next. Our consultants and their teams have extensive expertise and experience. From research involvement to cutting edge technology in operations their skills and knowledge span many areas. Our aim is to provide an efficient, friendly and high quality service for all our patients. We strive to ensure that they are well informed and reassured about their treatment.
In the outpatients department we see new patients who are referred by their GP and also review patients  on an ongoing basis. We review patients following operations and following A&E attendances. We also have nurse and physio led clinic as well as a plaster room.The day surgery unit carries out any procedure where the patient can be treated and discharged within a day. In the case of orthopaedics this includes anything from lumps and bumps to shoulder, ankle and knee arthroscopies. When you are admitted to the unit you will be assigned to a named nurse who will, as far as possible, look after you during your stay.

Why choose us?

  • Survival outcomes of hip fractures within the top quarter in the UK
  • Low rates of orthopaedic infection in our joint replacement patients
  • Low infection rates by segregation of our joint replacement patients
  • Lengths of hospital stay below the national average.

“Perfect care and attention, wonderful staff and cleanliness spot on.”

patient

We offer outreach services to various locations across the region to aid patients that do not wish to travel into hospital for their clinic appointments.

Outpatient services

In the outpatients department we see new patients who are referred by their GP and also review patients who on an ongoing basis. We review patients following operations and following A&E attendances. We also have nurse and physio led clinic as well as a plaster room. We see around 500 patients a week in our outpatients departments which includes new patients and follow up appointments. We provide the following services:

  • General orthopaedics
  • Foot and ankle
  • Shoulder and elbow
  • Upper limb
  • Wrist and hand
  • Hip
  • Nurse led dressing clinic.

In addition to the numerous consultant led clinics, the plaster room provides a specialised service to patients requiring plaster casts, braces and splints. We are a multi-disciplinary department and co-ordinate services with physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rheumatology and orthotics.

Contact us

Grimsby

Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital
Scartho Road
Grimsby
North East Lincolnshire
DN33 2BA
(01472) 874111 extension 7207

Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe General Hospital
Cliff Gardens
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN15 7BH
(01724) 203406

Goole

Goole and District Hospital
Woodland Avenue
Goole
East Riding and Yorkshire
DN14 6RX

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