Morriston Hospital

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Swansea, United Kingdom

Hospital description

Morriston Hospital currently has 750 beds, the majority of which are housed in modern accommodation that has been built since 1981. There are Acute General Medical / Care of the Elderly (including medical sub-specialties) facilities; a well developed Trauma and Orthopaedic service and a range of General Surgical / Urological specialties. The range of specialist tertiary services provided at Morriston Hospital now includes Renal Medicine, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery and the second Cardiac Centre in Wales. Rheumatology and Palliative Medicine are also provided to a wide catchment area. These services are supported by critical care facilities, including a 16-bedded General ITU and HDU and a range of specialist beds (e.g. 6 Neuro ICU, 10 Burns ITU / HDU, 4 Plastics HDU, 16 Cardiac ITU / HDU, 8 CCU).

Morriston Hospital is also the site of the major Accident and Emergency Department for Swansea and, with its accessibility to the South West Wales population, is recognised as the Major Trauma Centre for South West Wales. There is a paediatric unit with two teams caring for children undergoing plastic surgery, maxillofacial surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, trauma and general medical paediatrics. The unit has a 4-bedded HDU caring for children with complex needs and there also a small outpatients department. A full range of high quality diagnostic and therapeutic services is also provided at Morriston.

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Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language English
Funding Status Public

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