Developments in general surgery, such as minimally invasive procedures, have ensured patients now experience less pain, better outcomes and shorter postoperative recovery. In turn, this has increased demand for these services. Emergency general surgery is on the increase too, putting pressure on hospitals, and A&E departments especially, alongside the usual financial constraints, increases in specialisation and fewer doctors in training.
By contracting 18 Week Support to work within your NHS Trust, we can help you meet the rising demand for general surgery, help you reduce RTT waiting times and ensure your waiting list backlog is cleared.
Our experienced general surgery team work at weekends in your department to provide a wide range of surgical procedures from colorectal surgery, upper gastro intestinal surgery and endocrine surgery to gall bladder and hernia repairs.
At every stage, our consultants and specialist nurses provide high levels of patient care to ensure a quick recovery.
"All the staff are a credit to their profession and to the NHS."