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Opening Times: 07:30 – 18:30 (emergency theatre 24 hours a day, seven days a week).
Telephone: 01493 452293.
Location: First floor, east corridor.

We have 10 theatres on site which cater for elective and emergency surgery.

Planned surgery normally takes place Monday through to Friday and occasionally on Saturdays.  However our Emergency Theatre is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  

Some of our operating department practitioners - a group of people dressed in blue and green scrubs

What services are provided?

Elective and Emergency surgery across a range of specialties including:

  • Orthopaedics
  • Gynaecology
  • Ear Norse and Throat
  • Urology
  • Ophthalmics
  • Maternity

One of our day case theatres - a white room with one pale blue-ish colour wall and medical equipment

Day Case Theatre Unit

Our day care theatre unit means;

  • Patients receive treatment that is suited to their needs and which allows them to recover in their own home
  • There is reduced demand for beds = reduced likelihood of cancellations = improved patient experience
  • Additional capacity through more efficient working

One of our day case theatres - a clean white room with pale grey doors and a pale blue-ish wall

The exterior of our Day case theatres extension - a modern two-storey pale grey block building, shown from one corner

A person dressed in green scrubs and a blue hair covering, in preparation for surgery, puts on a mask

A female medical professional, in green scrubs, in an operating theatre

Key staff

Key staff


Matron: Kelly Smith

Clinical Operations Manager: Linda Sawer

Principal ODP: Gail Banham

Senior Sister: Diane Cruickshank

Senior Sister: Jane Griffiths