The hospital serves a large population which contains many varied social circumstances and this is reflected in patients and the conditions seen. Staff are welcoming and friendly.
This District General Hospital, with more than 3,400 staff and approximately 774 beds, provides a comprehensive range of hospital services for inpatients, day cases and outpatients.
In recent years a massive redevelopment programme has been undertaken to provide a new Cardiology Unit, Medical Day Case Unit, Medical Admissions Unit, Paediatric A&E, complete refurbishment of the outpatient facilities and a £5m Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Unit. Work has now been completed on an expansion to the Main Delivery Unit, with two new obstetric operating theatres, high dependancy beds, extra delivery rooms and a six bed post operative support ward.
A new trauma and orthopaedic unit has been opened at St Woolos Hospital (situated close to the Royal Gwent Hospital), this unit has a state of the art operating theatre suite with clean air flow systems throughout and voice activated surgical equipment.
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