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Wrightington Hospital

Grading:  - Good

Wrightington Hospital specialises in hip replacement surgery, upper and lower limb surgery and hip revision surgery. The services offered are in the orthopaedic centre, day case and private patient unit and include rheumatology services. There are 12,000 elective surgical procedures are carried out per year from 10 theatres, with after care on one of three inpatient wards. Wrightington Hospital admissions are 65% day case surgery and 35% elective surgery.

The outpatients department provides a range of clinics in areas such as; rheumatology, occupational health, physiotherapy, podiatry, respiratory medicine, trauma and orthopaedics, surgery, pain management, urology, gynaecology and orthopaedic care. The centre also accepts orthopaedic referrals from out of area.

There is also a radiology diagnostic imaging service which provides a comprehensive range of services including x-ray and bone densitometry.

We inspected the hospital as part of the comprehensive inspection of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust.