Specialties

Specialties

The unit admits most specialties including the following:

Ears Nose and Throat
General Medicine
Gynaecology
General Surgery
Opthalmology
Orthopaedics
Urology

Specialist Nurses are available for counselling and advice in the Suite.

Close co-operation and effective liaison with primary care physicians, community and other care agencies is a particular strength of the North Devon District Hospital. Access to care services in the community will be arranged whenever appropriate.

Patients and relatives are able to discuss care arrangements, queries and concerns with the Ward Sister who has 24-hour responsibility for the Suite.

Through the Consultant, patients have direct access to all the facilities of a modern District General Hospital, including advanced technology, for example –

  • CT (computerised Tomography) scanning
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Ultrasound and Duplex scanning
  • Mammography
  • Digital Subtraction and Angiography
  • Contrast and interventional radiology
  • Outpatients Appointments
  • Diagnostic Tests

Last updated: October 3, 2017