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Acute Oncology

Last updated on Thursday, April 6, 2023

The Acute Oncology Team (AOT) ensures that cancer patients who are admitted to our hospital have optimal management of their treatment, or cancer related complication, with timely discharge and onward referral to oncology/palliative care services. If a patient presents with a new cancer diagnosi...

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Tag:   Acute (2)     cancer (22)     oncology (5)     specialist (5)     tumour (5)    

Acute Medicine

Last updated on Thursday, June 14, 2018

This department, based at Arrowe Park Hospital, assesses, evaluates and treats of a broad range of patients with acute medical problems and conditions. It is staffed by a team of Acute Physicians working closely with General Practitioners and a dedicated nursing and administration workforce. It...

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Tag:   acute (6)     ambulance (2)     specialist (5)     assessment (7)     ambulatory (1)     internal medicine (1)     emergencies (2)     diagnosis (3)    

Arrowe Park Acute Stroke Unit

Last updated on Friday, January 12, 2018

Each year, an estimated 700 people in the Wirral and Cheshire area will suffer a stroke and be admitted to hospital. Our Stroke patients are brought in through our Emergency Department at Arrowe Park Hospital as emergency cases and are directly admitted to the Acute Stroke Unit on Ward 23. Ward...

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Stroke Services

Last updated on Tuesday, October 3, 2023

A stroke is a serious, life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Blood carries essential nutrients and oxygen to the brain and without a blood supply, brain cells can be damaged or destroyed. Strokes are a medical emergency and urgent t...

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Tag:   stroke (8)     bleed (2)     brain (4)     emergency (12)     urgent (1)     critical (3)     Acute (2)    

DME at Arrowe Park Hospital

Last updated on Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Arrowe Park Hospital has acute Medicine for the Elderly beds on four wards and, in addition, a 26 bed Acute Stroke Unit. There are two general rehabilitation wards for older people consisting of a total of 40 to 43 beds, and an active Orthogeriatric Liaison Service. The department also hosts an e...

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Tag:   elderly (3)     older (2)     age (5)     stroke (8)     acute (6)     rehabilitation (9)     Orthogeriatric (1)     Geriatric (1)     winter (1)    

Meet the Chair

Last updated on Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Tell us about yourself: My nursing career began as a Staff Nurse on Ward 17 (Colorectal) at WUTH in 2001 and following a brief period at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, I returned to WUTH as a Primary Nurse and was later seconded to the role of Project Nurse with the Monitor 2000 Audit team u...

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