SAECU is an emergency surgical clinic covering six specialities:

  • General Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular
  • Maxillo-Facial
  • ENT
  • Trauma and Orthopaedics


SAECU offers same day emergency care that allows patients to be assessed, diagnosed and treated by a specialist without being admitted to hospital overnight. This unit is designed for patients who are mobile and not confined to a bed.

How does Surgical Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit work?

Before You Arrive

You may have been referred to Surgical Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit by your GP, A&E or some other route.


How to find us

From the main hospital entrance follow the corridor past WHSmith, continue past the main hospital lifts on your left then take the corridor to the left. Surgical Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit is the first unit on the left, opposite the Vascular Clinic on level 1.

Telephone: 01254 732521

Patient Information leaflet (PDF, 669 kb)