Surgical referrals for admission CUH



Surgical referrals CUH

In hours:

For all (this includes recent surgical discharges / post op complcations) surgical referrals, please contact the registrar (carrying the referrals phone in SAU) to attend and they will directly liaise with the relevant general surgical team and consultant (todays vs original team) (As per Mr. Mark Corrigan).

Out of hours:

For all (this includes recent surgical discharges / post op complcations) surgical referrals, please ask the surgical registrar (carrying the on-call phone in SAU) to attend and they will directly liaise with the relevant general surgical team and consultant (todays vs original team) (As per Mr. Mark Corrigan).

Wound referrals CUH

The surgical specialties in CUH have confirmed that wound referrals will be accepted as agreed below:

  • Facial wounds or burns = plastic surgery
  • Limb injuries = plastics (with below considerations)
    • Wounds to anterior aspect of knee should first be seen by Orthopaedics
    • Tendon injuries to the lower limb should be seen/treated by Orthopaedics
  • Neck = ENT
  • Trunk = General or Thoracic surgery (depending on location)

Content By Dr. Íomhar O' Sullivan 20/04/2018. Last review Dr. ÍOS 16/08/18.