Skip navigation
BrainNav does not necessarily endorse or recommend any service listed and no liability for accuracy of information can be accepted, see HERE for more information.

Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, Harlow




Location and Contact details


Princess Alexandra Hospital
Hamstel Road
Harlow
Essex
CM20 1QX

Telephone: 01279 444455

Email: communications@pah.nhs.uk

http://www.pah.nhs.uk/

Type of organisation

  • NHS Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Trauma Unit
  • Acute Hospital
  • In patient

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Feb 28, 2012

Further Details

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is located in Harlow, Essex and is a 489 bedded District General Hospital providing a comprehensive range of safe and reliable acute and specialist services to a local population of 258,000 people.

The Emergency Department (ED) is the "front door" of the Princess Alexandra Hospital.
It is designed to provide one access point for all emergency patients who require the facilities of a District General Hospital. The Emergency Department operates 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year, providing emergency care to over 78000 patients per year and covers a wide geographical area, including parts of Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

The Acute Inpatient Therapy Team is made up of Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists providing a service to inpatients at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Our aims are to:
Minimise the effects of physical impairment
Work with patients, their family and carers, to restore optimum function, activity and independence
Plan and implement safe and effective discharge from the acute hospital environment.
Work within Multidisciplinary teams to achieve a holistic approach to patient care.
Deliver a patient focused multidisciplinary pathway linking effectively into Primary Care Trusts and community organisations to provide a seamless service.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Acute Medical Care no no no yes
Advice no no no yes
Nursing no no no yes
Occupational Therapy no no no yes
Physiotherapy no no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy no no no 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:



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 ???
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services ???

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

This website has been jointly developed by Optua UK, UKABIF and Thompsons Solicitors. For more information visit About Us. © 2017 BrainNav – All Rights Reserved