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Joint School

Last updated on Monday, April 16, 2018

What we do Joint School is a service specifically for people who are about to undergo a hip or knee replacement. It focuses on patient education and lets you know what to expect through the various steps you will experience, from preparing for admission through to recovery at home. You should h...

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Tag:   joint (3)     pain (4)     trauma (6)     outpatients (3)     school (1)     clinical (8)     buddy (1)    

Joint Uro-oncology Clinic

Last updated on Monday, February 8, 2021

This service offers an excellent opportunity for patients to meet both surgeons (urologist) and radio/chemotherapy doctors (oncologists) at the same time. This ensures the patients are given evidence based; balanced information and opportunities to ask questions in what can be a stressful time in...

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Lower Limb

Last updated on Monday, April 16, 2018

The Lower Limb service treats patients with hip and knee related concerns. Our team consists of: 8 consultant surgeons 1 clinical fellow 4 advanced nurse practitioners A few of the surgical service we provide are: Primary hip and knee replacement surgery Arthroscopic surgery Revisio...

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Tag:   lower limb (3)     Arthroscopic (2)     knee (2)     hip (3)     foot (3)     soft (1)     tissue (2)     joint (3)    

Trauma and Orthopaedics

Last updated on Tuesday, October 3, 2023

The Trauma and Orthopaedic Department at Wirral University Teaching Hospital provide specialist treatment for disorders to limbs and joints. The type of treatment we offer can be for bone problems such as arthritis or for problems involving ligaments, muscles, tendons and other soft tissue. Our...

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Tag:   Trauma (1)     Orthopaedics (1)     limb (3)     joint (3)     knee (2)     hip (3)     shoulder (1)     neck (4)     spine (2)     ankle (2)     foot (3)     hand (3)     bones (2)    


Last updated on Thursday, April 1, 2021

Shoulder pain Shoulder pain is very common and can affect 3 in 10 adults at any one time. It can be caused by something as simple as taking off a coat, lifting something awkwardly or a trip or fall. There are also normal age related changes that can cause symptoms to flare up now and again for n...

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Sexual Health for Men

Last updated on Thursday, April 19, 2018

Sexual Health Wirral provides free and confidential information advice and treatments for men living in Wirral regardless of age, ethnicity or sexuality. Sexual Health Wirral is a joint initiative by local NHS organisations and other agencies to ensure there is a simple, up to date source of sup...

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Surgery School

Last updated on Monday, November 30, 2020

Surgery School is a programme that can be attended before surgery. Currently it is only available to those patients having joint surgery or colorectal surgery.  It involves a face to face group programme where you will be taught all about the steps to take before and after your surgery to help y...

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Last updated on Monday, October 5, 2020

Poor control of blood sugar at the time of an operation is known to increase the risk of poor wound healing and infections. This could delay your recovery and may even result in the failure of a joint replacement operation. Target is blood sugar between 4-10mmol/l and HbA1c less than 69mmol/mol,...

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