Orthopaedic Surgery

Who is the service for?

This service is for all adult patients that have either been referred in by their GP or seen as an emergency with all conditions and diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system. Paediatric patients will only be seen as referrals form the emergency department.

What does the service provide?

Orthopaedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. 
Pennine Acute offers comprehensive trauma and Orthopaedic services which cover upper limbs (hand, wrist, shoulder and elbow) and lower limbs (pelvis, hip, knee, ankle and foot). The most common operations or procedures undertaken are: -

  • Hip Replacements
  • Knee Replacements
  • Pelvic Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacements
  • Shoulder Replacements
  • Joint replacement in the hand, wrist and elbow
  • Keyhole surgery (arthroscopy) of the shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist
  • Tendon and nerve surgery
  • Treatment of fractures
  • Joint resurfacing
  • Treatment of foot problems for example bunions, hammer toe and foot trauma and fractures

Who will the patient meet?

  • Nurse Practitioners

  • Specialist Nurses

  • Surgeons

  • Radiologists and Radiographers

  • Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy staff

  • Theatre staff

  • Nursing staff 

  • Healthcare assistants

When is the service available?

The Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery service is available 7 days a week for all emergency referrals and Monday to Friday for non-emergency out-patient referrals from your GP.

Where is the service provided?

All trauma work takes place at the Royal Oldham Hospital and North Manchester hospitals; however day-case and in-patient work is also undertaken on the other sites, with the exception of Birch hill Hospital. 
Out patients are seen in all four Hospitals:

North Manchester General Hospital (Trauma, in-patient & day-case elective patients), Delaunays Road
, Crumpsall
, Manchester
, Greater Manchester
, M8 5RB

The Royal Oldham Hospital (Trauma and in-patient elective patients)
, Rochdale Road
, Oldham
, Greater Manchester, 

Fairfield General Hospital (In-patient and day-case elective patients), 
Rochdale Old Road, 
, Manchester
, BL9 7TD

Rochdale Infirmary (Day case elective patients)
, Whitehall Street
, Rochdale, 
OL12 0NB

Department contact details?

Please refer to the contact number at the top of your referral letter.

Practical information

Please bring details of medicines currently being taken to all out-patient appointments. When being admitted please refer to your confirmation letter for specific guidance on what to do before attending the hospital.

Key staff / consultants

Senior Directorate Manager - Keeley Gibbons 

  • Specialist Nurses

  • Physiotherapist lead

Consultant surgeons

Mr Asumu, Mr 
Bhutta, Mr
 Bonshahi, Mr 
Buch,  Mr 
Chougle, Mr 
Cullen, Mr 
Heasley, Mr 
Hinduja, Mr 
Hossain, Mr 
Ilango, Mr 
Kapoor, Mr 
Mamoowala, Mr 
Mehta, Mr 
Phaltankar, Mr 
Rama Mohan, Mr 
Samuel, Mr 
Seagger, Mr
 Sheikh, Mr