The Trauma Unit is an orthopaedic trauma ward,
caring for patients who have had accidents and
These can range from major spinal injuries, head injuries and
multiple fractures to a variety of smaller orthopaedic injuries and
Most patients are admitted via the Emergency Department; others
come from orthopaedic clinics or straight from home.
We focus on stabilising the patient and where necessary
preparing them for surgery.
This can be a stressful time for the patient and their families,
so care focuses on the psychological impact of the injury or
Many patients are elderly people who have sustained hip
Brunel Treatment Centre (part of the Great Western Hospital) -
third floor (please see Floor plans).
Please contact us for visiting times.
We have protected meal times to ensure patients are
able to eat at regular periods without being
If there are specific reasons, we are happy to accommodate
visitors on the ward outside of these times and are particularly
keen to invite friends and carers into the ward to assist with the
feeding of patients.
Tel: 01793 646353 or 01793 646024
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll put it right.
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