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University Hospital of North Staffordshire (Stoke On Trent)




Location and Contact details


City General ST4 6QG
Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 6QG

Telephone: 01782 715444

Email: universityhospital@uhns.nhs.uk

http://www.uhns.nhs.uk

Type of organisation

  • NHS Service

Descripton of organisation

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

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Nov 2, 2012

Further Details

The University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust provides general hospital services that all district hospitals provide, as well as being a specialist hospital in the West Midlands providing highly specialist services including brain surgery (neurosurgery), The Trust is also the major centre for treating trauma and emergency patients, seeing over 100,000 patients a year within our Emergency Care Centre.
Our Therapies Directorate includes the Medical & Surgical and Specialised Services team comprised of both Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists specialising in Medicine including emergency portals (Including Outpatients,Surgery, Neurology (Including Outpatients)and Neurosurgery (Including Outpatients).

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Acute Medical Care yes no yes yes
Clinical psychology yes no yes yes
Equipment yes no yes yes
Neurology 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
Rehabilitation Consultant 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:

NHS Service

Referrals can be made by

GP yes
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional yes
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 West Midlands ABI Forum. 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

BRAIN INJURY CLINIC

[Code 85]
Patient description
Medically stable, living in community, aiming to enter/return to employment

Sites
Outpatient clinic – acute or community hospital or other community location

Description of rehabilitation input
Multidisciplinary diagnostic and triage clinic, including expert medical input, with specialist brain injury nurse and/or neuropsychological assessment and support and follow-along available. Education, emotional and social support, both for patient and family. Liaison with/advice to GP and employer.

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

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

Level 2 (local specialist rehabilitation services): Treat patients with Category B needs (and some Category A needs) and is led/supported by a consultant trained and accredited in rehabilitation medicine

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