Gynaecology

The Gynaecology service consists of:

  • Ward 23-Gynaecology inpatient and day case ward-Route 224
  • Ward 26-Gynaecology and Early Pregnancy AND Gynaecology Assessment Unit-Route 230
  • Gynaecology Outpatient department-Route 126
  • Gynaecology Easi-book/Pre-assessment Clinic-Route 125

Within the whole Gynaecology department we aim to always provide the best care for all of our patients, ensuring their privacy and dignity is addressed at all times.

We also aim to provide a friendly and caring atmosphere within all our settings so that all of our patients feel comfortable during their time with us.

We will ensure that you are involved in all aspects of your care and that any decisions made are with your full informed consent.

The gynaecology department currently has 9 consultants, many with a special interest.  At your appointment you may be seen by a consultant or a doctor in training, who will refer to a consultant if advice is needed.

Ward 23 (Gynaecology Inpatients Ward)

Location

Route 224

Contact Number: 01922 656213 or extension 7583 (01922 721172)

Visiting Times: 10am-7pm

Ward 23 is a dedicated 24 hour Gynaecology and Breast inpatient ward for women who require admission due to gynaecological surgery, breast surgery, gynaecological conditions or as an emergency.

Matron for Gynaecology: Jane Hopcroft

Ward Sister: Julie Field

Gynaecology Outpatients

The clinic provides a comprehensive range of services for women including:

Managing menstrual disorders, pelvic prolapses, infertility - within the clinic there are sub-specialities:

One-stop clinics are available for women with:

  • long-standing non-urgent gynaecological problems, such as heavy and/or painful periods and pelvic pain
  • ovarian cysts
  • uterine fibroids and polyps
  • endometriosis
  • suspected ovarian or endometrial cancers

Treatments include:

  • Mirena IUS/ IUCD insertion or removal using ultrasound guidance
  • endometrial ablation
  • hysteroscopy
  • Removal of endometrial polyps and small fibroids in an outpatient setting.

Sub-specialities

  • Urogynaecology - which offers a range of investigations and management of female urinary incontinence.
  • Colposcopy - offering investigations and treatments for women with abnormal smears.
  • Gynaecology oncology (rapid access clinic) these clinics offer investigations and treatment to women suspected to have a gynaecological cancer.
  • Urodynamics - an investigations on the bladder to test for stress incontinence, urgency etc.

The clinic also has clinical nurse specialists who run their own clinics in colposocpy, urogynaecology and Gynaecology Oncology.

Consultants:

Mrs Mulay - General Gynaecology

Mrs Reddy - One stop and Infertility

Mr Pepper - One stop and Infertility

Mrs Balachandar - Colposcopy

Mr Abeywyckrama - Urogynae

Mr Ghazal - Oncology lead

Mrs Sharma – General Gynae

Mrs Jain - Urogynae

Mr Davis - Early Pregnancy and one stop

Mrs Karri - Colposcopy lead

Opening times

Monday - Thursday 8.30 - 5.30pm 
Friday 8.30am - 1pm 

Contact

01922 721172 ext. 7679

Service Lead

Matron: Jane Hopcroft

Department Manager: Carol Smith

Department Sister: Julie Oliver