Who is the service for?

Patients requiring hand surgery and patients with BCC or suspected cancer. GPs can refer using the Choose and Book system, A&E and consultants can also refer to the service.

What does the service provide?

The service provides clinics and day case surgery for hand surgery, none acute burns, skin cancer and plastic surgery.

Who will patients meet?

This is a consultant led service patients will meet the consultant, clinic and theatre staff.

When is the service available?

Clinics are held on a Monday Wednesday and Thursday (am and pm appointment available).

Theatre sessions are held on a Monday Wednesday and Thursday.

Where is the service provided?

The service is provided in the outpatient dept at the Royal Oldham Hospital.

Day surgery is provided at Fairfield and Rochdale.

Inpatient surgery is provided at Oldham.

Department contact details

Through the booking and scheduling dept.

Practical information

Please bring along a list of your current medication.

Key staff/consultants

Professor Luthra Consultant.