The Wren Unit provides outpatient services for several specialities.

Departments that the Wren Unit provides Outpatient services for include:

  • Dermatology clinics
  • Gastroenterology
  • General surgery
  • Light treatment clinics - UVA and UVB (Ultraviolet A and Ultraviolet B)
  • Minor operation surgery
  • Neurology
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Plastic dressing clinics
  • Plastics
  • Respiratory
  • Sleep studies
  • Urology
  • Vascular

The Wren Unit is open from 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday – Friday, but closed on Saturday’s, Sunday’s, and Bank Holidays. Some clinics will run outside of these normal opening times.

What to expect

When you arrive in the Wren Unit you will be greeted by our friendly reception staff, who will book you into the appropriate outpatient clinic.

You will be asked to take a seat in our main waiting area.

All clinic waiting times are indicated on appropriate boards located near to specialist clinic area.

Our experienced nurses may undertake some assessments prior to your consultation, including weight and height.

When you are called by the nurse or doctor, you will be taken to your consultation. A nurse will be available during or following your consultation should you have any questions or queries.

Following your consultation, you may be sent for further diagnostic tests, booked for a procedure, or be discharged back to your GP.


Great Western Hospital – third floor (please see Floor plan).

We also provide services at other locations, including: 

  • Savernake Hospital
  • Devizes Community Hospital
  • Chippenham Community Hospital
  • Trowbridge Community Hospital


For Outpatient appointments and bookings, please call 01793 604080.

For all other queries, please call 01793 604020 and ask to be put through to the Wren unit.