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.
The Trauma and Orthopaedic service is based across two sites, Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital and Burnley General Teaching Hospital. It provides acute care at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital and the majority of elective care at Burnley General Teaching Hospital both delivered by highly skilled specialists. In addition we provide outpatients services at Accrington Victoria Comunity Hospital, Clitheroe Community Hospital, and Rossendale Primary Health Care Centre.
We are one of the largest departments in the North West. We have a large clinical team consisting of 20 consultant orthopaedic surgeons, consultants specialised in care of the elderly, specialist trainees , middle grade doctors, advanced nurse practitioners, specialist nurses and junior doctors.
We use a brand new elective centre at Burnley General Teaching Hospital for day-case patients, five clean air orthopaedic theatres, award winning elective orthopaedic ward and a Hip and Knee School. Emergency care is provided at the Royal Blackburn Teaching hospital where we have well-resourced day time operating theatres, 7 days a week from 8:30am -5:30pm. We have access to additional emergency theatres if required. RBTH also has two dedicated inpatient wards for acute trauma, B22 and B24 each 23 bedded. B22 is our dedicated hip fracture ward.
We have excellent clinical outcomes and short waiting times, providing orthopaedic services that can be broken into the following subspecialties interests
We provide hip fracture care for over 450 patients per year which makes us one of the busiest hospitals in North West. We have consistently provided best practice in this field and achieved one of the highest percentages compare to national average as well as North West average.
We accept all GP referrals and our time to first appointment is very low in all sub specialties generally ranging between 2 - 5 weeks.
Fracture Clinic appointments are held:
Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital
Via main entrance
First clinic space on the left
B22 and B24 can be found at
Ward 15 (elective inpatients) can be found
Burnley General Teaching Hospital
Clinical Director for Trauma and Orthopaedics – Mr Q Choudry
Directorate Manager for Trauma and Orthopaedics – Mrs V Hampson
Matron for Trauma and Orthopaedics – Mrs Janice Growden
Ward 15 – Andrea Warburton
B24 – Lorraine Scott
B22 – Sarah Eastwood
Trauma Lead – Becky Riley
Mr Zubairy / Mr Mohil - 01282 805227
Mr Barrie / Mr Marynissen – 01282 804362
Mr Kamath – 01282 804036
Mr Sarin / Mr Goyal – 01282 805006
Mr Aithal / Mr Saikia – 01282 804671
Mr Srinivasan / Mr Sloan – 01254 735807
Mr Paton / Mr Hadi – 01254 734165
Mr Mohan / Mr Choudry – 01254 734148
Mr Lowrie / Mr Thomas – 01254 735506
Mr Sharpe / Mr Shah – 01254 735505
Mr Younis – 01254 734584
Mrs Hallet – 01254 734157