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St Andrew's Hand Trauma and Assessment Unit (B340)

How to find us

We are located in Zone B on the third floor. The location code for Hand Trauma and Assessment Unit is B340

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Hand Trauma patients - Phone number: 01245 516561

  • If you have been referred from A&E you have been asked to attend the clinic for review of your injury
  • The Clinic is run similar to Accident and Emergency and each patient is seen in clinical priority order
  • Please bring any prescriptions for medication you are currently taking
  • Following assessment with a Plastic Surgeon a plan for your treatment will be discussed with you
  • This may include management with dressings, hand therapy or an operation
  • You may be asked to return on another day for your surgery
  • Your position on that list will depend on the severity of your injury, the type of anaesthetic needed and your medical history  
  • However, we can experience high numbers of referrals and due to the emergency nature of the service your operation may be rescheduled for a different day.




Pre-Assessment patients - Phone Number: 01245 516013

  • Please bring any prescriptions for medication you are currently taking
  • You will see the nurse who will take a full medical history
  • You may need to have tests while at the hospital. E.g; Blood tests or ECG
  • Some patients may need to see an anesthetist
  • We do advise that in some cases you may be at the hospital for up to 3 hours.