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Welcome to the Surgery Department.

Surgery Surgeons

The Surgery Department is divided into the following specialisms:

Please follow the links for further details.

Pre-Op Assessment Clinic (POAC)

Pre-operative assessment clinic specialises in assessing patients' fitness for planned surgery for all patients over the age of 16, having either urology surgery, general surgery or orthopaedic surgery.

When patients are informed at clinic that they need an operation, a basic assessment (Triage) needs to be carried out to ensure that they are fit to go onto the waiting list.

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Adult Day Surgery Unit (ADSU)

Adult Day Surgery Unit (ADSU) specialises in the care of patients having a surgical procedure as a day case. 

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Stomatherapy is care of patients who have their bowel or bladder diverted surgically onto their abdomen and are required to wear a stoma pouch (a bag) over this opening. We provide continuity of care for patients with a stoma formation providing information and follow up care.

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Useful contacts

Pre-operative Assessment Clinic
South Block Annex
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
London Road
Reading RG1 5AN

0118 322 6546 / 6812


    Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust,
    London Road,
    RG1 5AN
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