We provide high quality healthcare services primarily to the residents of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen, which have a combined population in the region of 530,000.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) service in East Lancashire
We provide a comprehensive Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery service for our local population of approximately 530,000. We are a six Consultant led service across two hospitals, and offer service to Bolton. We have 3 specialty training surgeons, more than 4 senior grade surgeons and 6 junior doctors, who work under the 6 Consultants.
Excellent educational history, with trainees and students producing work leading to audit, presentations and publications. The unit participates in clinical trials and is developing several research strands, in particular, head and neck oncology.
GP or dentist referral; following emergency attendance to the hospital; internal referral between specialties; Acute referrals can be made to the On call doctor for Oral and Maxillofacial surgery 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital; main entrance, Level 2, Outpatient Dept
Burnley General Teaching Hospital; Casterton Avenue outpatients entrance, Area 1, Level 3, Outpatient dept
Mr CJ Johnston, Clinical Director for Head and Neck Surgery
Mr GCS Cousin, Clinical Lead for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Sister J Ryde, Ward Manager for Ward C22, Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital
Ward inpatients 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Outpatients Mon – Fri weekday working hours, closed weekends.
Inpatient treatment on ward C22 at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital
Daycase surgery at both Blackburn and Burnley sites
Outpatient services at both Blackburn and Burnley sites