Springfield Hospital has a suite of five
Operating Theatres two of which are dedicated to Orthopaedic
surgery and have laminar flow ventilation. A high standard of
quality care in a range of surgical specialities is delivered by
over fifty qualified theatre practitioners. The theatre
environment has been approved by Anglia Ruskin University as
suitable for Student Nurses and Operating Departmental
Practitioners undertaking placements during their training.
We also support in house and external training for staff to enable
them to deliver evidence-based care.
The department’s activity is predominately
elective surgery and currently covers the following
Breast / reconstructive surgery, general
surgery, pain management,
cardio version, gynaecology, plastics,
paediatric, colorectal surgery, laparoscopic, reconstructive
surgery, ophthalmology, spinal surgery, cosmetic surgery, ear,
nose and throat, oral maxillo facial, urology, endoscopy,
orthopaedic, vascular and ophthalmology.