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Older Persons

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General medicine/elderly care includes a general medical ward, and rehabilitation facilities. There are consultants specialising in areas such as stroke, orthogeriatrics, acute elderly care and rehabilitation.

Outpatient clinics are held at Russells Hall Hospital and Corbett Hospital Outpatient Centre.

The rehabilitation department host some of the latest rehab machines that can help with the patients’ progression to walking again at an earlier stage. The whole body is strapped in and helps balance the weight of the patient while stimulating the body to walk again.

Clinic times

Russells Hall Hospital

  • Monday – Morning
  • Tuesday – Afternoon
  • Wednesday – Afternoon
  • Thursday – Morning
  • Friday – Afternoon

Corbett Hospital Outpatients Centre

  • Tuesday – Afternoon
  • Wednesday – Afternoon
  • Thursday – Morning

Guest Hospital Outpatients Centre

  • Wednesday – Afternoon
  • Thursday – Afternoon

Visiting times

  • Ward C3 – 16:00 to 20:00
  • Ward C8 – 16:00 to 20:00

Key staff

Useful information

This service is available at:

  • Russells Hall Hospital

Where to find us

  • Ward C3, second floor, east wing, Russells Hall Hospital
  • Ward C8, second floor, west wing, Russells Hall Hospital

Telephone numbers

  • (01384) 456111 (ext. 4688)
  • (01384) 456111 (ext. 4676)

Service details

Clinical directorate

  • Emergency and Specialty Medicine

Management team

  • Dr Jeff Neilson
    Clinical director
  • Dr A Michael
    Medical service head

Nursing leads

  • Rachel Tomkins
  • Sarah Causer (Ward C3)
    Lead nurse
  • Julie Round (Ward C8)
    Lead nurse