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Broomfield Hospital, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust




Location and Contact details


Court Road
Broomfield
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 7ET

Telephone: 01245 443673

Email: pals@meht.nhs.uk

http://www.meht.nhs.uk

Type of organisation

  • NHS Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Trauma Unit
  • Acute Hospital
  • In patient
Regional Burns Centre

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Mar 5, 2013

Further Details

Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute and community based services.

It also hosts regional plastics, head and neck and upper gastrointestinal (upper GI) surgical services and a supra-regional burns service to a population of 9.8 million.

The main site is Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford which has been redeveloped as part of a £148m Private Finance Initiative (PFI). The Broomfield Hospital site houses Accident and Emergency services and the regional burns and plastic centre, St Andrew's.

The Emergency Department offers immediate emergency and urgent care to the patiemts of mid Essex 365 days per year. The department sees approximately 65,000 new referrals per year. Patients either self present to the department or are transferred in by the ambulance service. The department also offers follow-up clinics to some patients who present with certain conditions.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Acute Medical Care no no no yes
Advice no no no yes
Clinical psychology no no no yes
Nursing no no no yes
Occupational Therapy no no no yes
Physiotherapy no no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy no yes yes yes
National = country wide, Regional = offering a service within 150 miles, Local = offering a service within 50 miles

This service adheres to the following Regulatory Frameworks / is affiliated to the following bodies:

CQC Inspected - 7 August 2012

Referrals can be made by

GP yes
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional no
Self/Advocate/Family no
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager no

How are services paid for?

yes Publicly funded - free at point of access
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS yesnono
Social Care Services yesnono
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services yesnono

Typical duration that a service is offered

No Data

This Service was mapped by Eastern Region ABI. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here

MEDICAL TREATMENT IN HOSPITAL

[Code 20]
Patient description
Medically unstable – requires general but not neurosurgical critical care.

Sites
Major Trauma Centre/ Trauma Unit/Acute Hospital

Description of rehabilitation input
Identifying and addressing early rehab goals before medically stable and transfer of care to rehab team

REHAB IN HOSPITAL

[Code 40]
Patient description
Needs in-patient care due to physical dependency, or the need for specialist therapy equipment, a safe environment, supervision, or intensity of therapy, in a unit with the expertise and experience in rehabilitation of a condition (Level 1)which cannot be provided in a local specialist centre or in the community (Level 2) which cannot be provided in the community.

Sites
Level 1: Regional specialized centre Level 2: Local specialist centre, Acute or community hospital

Description of rehabilitation input
Needs inpatient care due to physical dependency, or need for specialist therapy equipment, safe environment, supervision or intensity of therapy which cannot be provided in community

This service is defined by the NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) codes as:

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

Level 3B (local non-specialist rehabilitation services): Treat patients with Category D needs and can be led by non-medical staff

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