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Our Medical Support

A patient receives medical supportOur medical staff are meticulously trained and highly skilled in all aspects of orthopaedic care. The importance of their specialised experience is self-evident.

The technological support is of the highest quality. The operating theatres are specially equipped for orthopaedic procedures, and incorporate technology originally developed here at Wrightington. Your consultant can call on the services of an excellent X-Ray department, and on our Pathology Department provides full diagnostic support.

For your peace of mind, out of normal duty hour’s medical care is quickly available at all times via an on-call team of doctors living in the hospital.

To speed your recovery our Physiotherapists offer a full range of treatments, including hydrotherapy in our own pool where appropriate. Our Occupational Therapy Department can assess and advise on any aids or adaptations to equipment in your home that may be required. Moreover this Department can supply a wide range of aids to daily living which they design and make, or buy in from specialist suppliers.

Your Out-patient consultation

A Consultant waits with medical notesYou may require a consultation in our outpatients department with one of our highly specialised orthopaedic consultants. The John Charnley outpatient facility provides modern, fully equipped consulting and examination rooms within the Private Wing.

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The John Charnley wing is able to book appointments for patients who may have private medical insurance or want to pay for their treatment and care themselves.

For further information or to book an appointment with one of our specialist consultants please contact our Private Patient Co-ordinator on 01257 256453 or email: cheryl.manchester@wwl.nhs.uk

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