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The Royal London Hospital, Barts and The London NHS Trust




Location and Contact details


The Royal London Hospital
Whitechapel
London
Greater London
E1 1BB

Telephone: 020 7377 7000

Email: pals@bartsandthelondon.nhs.uk

http://www.bartsandthelondon.nhs.uk/our-servi...

Type of organisation

  • NHS Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Major Trauma Centre
  • Acute Hospital
  • In patient
Neurosciences Centre

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Oct 25, 2012

Further Details

The Barts and The London Trauma Centre is a leading specialist centre with an international reputation for caring for some of the most seriously injured patients in London. From the roadside to the Emergency Department, theatres, critical care and rehabilitation, our staff provide comprehensive care. We treat patients with multiple injuries resulting from road traffic accidents, falls, assault and gun/knife crime.
The service includes:
A dedicated trauma ward for patients with serious multiple injuries;
A specialist trauma medical and nursing team dedicated to treating patients with serious multiple injuries;
Team-working arrangements across the hospital to ensure co-ordinated care for patients with serious multiple injuries;
New training programmes for clinical staff to enable them to develop the skills needed to treat patients with serious multiple injuries;
New research programmes to ensure optimal care for patients with serious multiple injuries.

At Barts and The London Centre for Neurosciences, we offer services dedicated to treating patients - including adults and children - with neurological conditions affecting their brain, spinal cord and/or nerves.

Our highly trained specialist teams understand that the care of each patient needs to be tailored to the whole person, taking into account of their psychological needs, alongside their medical treatment.

Our experts are continually researching new treatments and the use of new technologies, ensuring that our patients receive the best possible care.

At Barts and The London Centre for Neurosciences, we offer services dedicated to treating patients - including adults and children - with neurological conditions affecting their brain, spinal cord and/or nerves. Neurosurgery includes Trauma for patients requiring emergency treatment, usually as a result of multiple injuries - and Complex spinal surgery

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Acute Medical Care yes no yes yes
Clinical psychology yes no yes yes
Neuropsychiatry yes no yes yes
Neuropsychology yes no yes yes
Neurosurgical Care yes no yes yes
Nursing yes no yes yes
Occupational Therapy yes no yes yes
Physiotherapy yes no yes yes
Psychiatry yes no yes yes
Psychology yes no yes yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes no 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:



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 - individually commissioned
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS yesnono
Social Care Services nonoyes
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services nonoyes

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

FOLLOW UP FOR A MILD HEAD INJURY

[Code 05]
Patient description
Medically stable, requiring 24-48hrs observation prior to communityrehabilitation, (as necessary in a smallminority) with low probability of acute neurological deterioration requiring neurosurgical advice/transfer

Sites
Acute A&E observation ward

Description of rehabilitation input
Assessment and observation –education, emotional and social support.Planned discharge home, sometimeswith outpatient follow up or moves tocode 30 at 48 hours

NEURO-SURGERY

[Code 10]
Patient description
Identifying and addressing early rehab goals before medically stable and transfer of care to rehab team

Sites
Major Trauma Centre/ Trauma Unit

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

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

No Data for NMDS

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