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Trauma and Orthopaedics

Trauma and
Orthopaedics

The trauma and orthopaedic department offer planned (elective) and trauma services for musculoskeletal conditions. The trauma and orthopaedic team consists of surgeons, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, plaster technicians, nurses and non-clinical support staff. The team work together to ensure the very best care is available for musculoskeletal problems.

Our specialist services and contact details

Trauma Inpatient Ward, Ward 9

Acute/ trauma patients receive their care at Airedale General Hospital. Location A19
01535 292091

Elective (planned) Inpatient Ward, Ward 18

Elective inpatients (for example those having Hip or Knee replacements) receive their care at Airedale General Hospital. Location B4
01535 292181

Surgical Day Unit, Ward 20

Trauma or elective (planned) patients, who do not require an overnight stay in hospital, receive their care in the Day Unit at Airedale General Hospital. Location B16
01535 292201

Fracture Clinic

Outpatient fracture clinics are held at Airedale General Hospital. They run daily, and an appointment is required. Apointments are usually provided by the Accident & Emergency Department. Location A1, Clinic 12
01535 292580

Acute Shoulder Soft Tissue Injury Clinic

The Acute Shoulder Clinic is for patients who have sustained a shoulder or elbow soft tissue injury. Appointments are usually provided by Accident and Emergency staff. This clinic runs from the Physiotherapy Department at Airedale General Hospital. Location A9

Read more about our shoulder and elbow services

Acute Knee Clinic

The Acute Knee Clinic is for patients who have sustained a knee soft tissue injury. Appointments are usually provided by Accident and Emergency staff. This clinic runs from the Physiotherapy Department at Airedale General Hospital and Skipton General Hospital.

Plaster Room

The plaster room is at Airedale General Hospital, and is where casts and splits are applied, adjusted and removed. Location A6
01535 292293

Elective (planned) Outpatient Clinics

Elective clinics are provided at Airedale General Hospital and Skipton General Hospital in the outpatient clinic areas.
01535 292580

One Stop Upper Limb Clinic

The One Stop Upper Limb Clinic is an innovative service, giving you access to different healthcare professionals in a single hospital visit. It is located in the Physiotherapy Department at Airedale General Hospital. Location A9

Read more about our upper limb clinic here

Physiotherapy Services

The Physiotherapy Department provides Physiotherapy Services for Trauma and Orthopaedic patients. Appointments are available at Airedale General Hospital, The Oaks Resource Centre in Keighley,  Skipton General Hospital, Ilkley Coronation Hospital, Canalside Health Centre in Bingley and Settle Health Centre.
01535 293656

Read more about Settle Health Centre

Skipton General Hospital

Outpatient Clinics
Orthopaedic clinics are provided at Skipton General Hospital in the Outpatient Clinic area.
01756 792233

Skipton Physiotherapy Department: Location Ground Floor
Providing Physiotherapy services for Orthopaedic patients.
01756 701726

Our services

Emergency alarm icon in whiteTrauma services

Hospital icon in whiteElective (planned) Care

Who we are

The trauma and orthopaedic team consists of surgeons, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, plaster technicians, nurses and non-clinical support staff.

The team work together to ensure the very best care is available for musculoskeletal problems.

Consultants

Portrait of Alex Acornley

Alex Acornley

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Portrait of Barny Hopton

Barny Hopton

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Portrait of Caroline Cheadle

Caroline Cheadle

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Portrait of David Bowe

David Bowe

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Portrait of Gethin Thomas

Gethin Thomas

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Portrait of James Cruickshank

James Cruickshank

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Portrait of James Tebby

James Tebby

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Portrait of James Tyler

James Tyler

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Portrait of Nicholas Frew

Nicholas Frew

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Portrait of Paul McCormack

Paul McCormack

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Portrait of Peter Leggetter

Peter Leggetter

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Portrait of Richard Knight

Richard Knight

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners

Portrait of Justin Murr

Justin Murr

Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner - Lower Limb

Portrait of Laura Hedley

Laura Hedley

Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner - Upper Limb

Portrait of Simon Aldous

Simon Aldous

Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner - Upper Limb

Portrait of Stacey Lalande

Stacey Lalande

Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner - Upper Limb

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