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Regional Anaesthesia

Last updated on Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Local anaesthetic or regional anaesthesia does not put you to sleep but works by blocking the signals that pass along your nerves to your brain. We can block the nerves at different levels to numb a certain area, for example we can block just a finger or a whole region like an arm, a leg or w...

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During your operation

Last updated on Monday, November 30, 2020

Giving you drugs to prevent sickness after surgery Considering the best ways of giving pain relief during the operation  Using local anaesthetic blocks or regional anaesthetics where possible

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Steve Ryan, Non-Executive Director

Last updated on Monday, July 4, 2022

    Steve Ryan held the post of Consultant Paediatrician and specialised mainly in general paediatrics but included specialty work in his clinical career.  He spent some time in academic practice - his main research interests being in nutrition of premature babies and headaches in children....

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Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer (Stomach and Oesophageal)

Last updated on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

The upper gastrointestinal (GI) cancer service is situated at Arrowe Park Hospital and consists of one consultant and two upper GI clinical nurse specialists. We work in collaboration with Liverpool University Foundation Trust (LUFT) and the Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology. We have a super-regi...

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Steve Igoe, Non-Executive Director

Last updated on Monday, July 4, 2022

Steve Igoe was appointed as Non-Executive Director at WUTH in 2018 and brings a wealth of experience to the Organisation.  He was previously a Non–Executive Director and Senior Independent Director at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, where he chaired their Audit Committee and Integrated...

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Support for pre-registration trainees

Last updated on Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wirral trainees participate in both the North Mersey and North West Regional Pre-registration Pharmacist study day programmes which run continuously throughout the year.  Trainees also participate in weekly departmental education sessions and in-house tutorials. There are numerous people who wil...

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Carers Support

Last updated on Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Wirral University Teaching Hospital, recognises and appreciates the vital role Carers play in the life of all of our patients and we have joined the Regional Carers Passport scheme, We want to promote a culture that recognises Carers and their needs within our hospital. The Carers Passport will...

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