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 specialities:
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.