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Surgery

Our upper GI team provides surgical services for conditions of the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas and gallbladder.

Current Service Status:

  • The service is running at reduced capacity to allow current COVID-19 measures to be followed.
  • Routine benign capacity is reduced as patients are being prioritised according to their clinical priority.
  • A mixture of face-to-face, virtual and/or telephone appointments are being offered to patients. Follow-up appointments are offered virtually dependent on a patient’s clinical need.

Last updated 16/05/22

Current Service Status:

  • The service is running at reduced capacity to allow current COVID-19 measures to be followed.
  • Routine benign capacity is reduced as patients are being prioritised according to their clinical priority.
  • A mixture of face-to-face, virtual and/or telephone appointments are being offered to patients, including using the Attend Anywhere video consultation service.

Last updated  16/05/22

Our lower GI service treats diseases of the lower gastrointestinal tract, most commonly in the bowel and small intestine.

Current Service Status:

  • The service is running at reduced capacity to allow current COVID-19 measures to be followed.
  • Routine benign capacity is reduced as patients are being prioritised according to their clinical priority.
  • A mixture of face-to-face, virtual and/or telephone appointments are being offered to patients. Follow-up appointments are offered virtually dependent on a patient’s clinical need.

Key service changes in response to COVID-19:

A community hub for pelvic health has been established at Barry Hospital to help increase the service’s capacity. Please read your appointment letter carefully before attending.

Last updated 16/05/22

Our endocrine service provides care for patients with a broad range of hormone-related diseases.

Current Service Status:

  • The service is running at reduced capacity to allow current COVID-19 measures to be followed.
  • Routine benign capacity is reduced as patients are being prioritised according to their clinical priority.
  • The service is offering face-to-face appointments only.

Last updated 16/05/22

Our HPB service provides care for people with liver, pancreatic, biliary and gall bladder disorders.

Current Service Status:

  • The service is running at reduced capacity to allow current COVID-19 measures to be followed.
  • Routine benign capacity is reduced as patients are being prioritised according to their clinical priority.
  • A mixture of face-to-face, virtual and/or telephone appointments are being offered to patients. Follow-up appointments are offered virtually dependent on a patient’s clinical need.

Last updated 16/05/22

Current Service Status:

  • The service is running at reduced capacity to allow current COVID-19 measures to be followed.
  • Routine benign capacity is reduced as patients are being prioritised according to their clinical priority.
  • A mixture of face-to-face, virtual and/or telephone appointments are being offered to patients.

Key service changes in response to COVID-19:

The Health Board is working in partnership with St Joseph’s Hospital to allow for more patients to be seen, so this means you may be invited to attend your appointment at St Joseph’s Hospital, Newport. Please read your appointment letter carefully before attending.

Last updated 16/05/22

Current Service Status:

  • All services are currently running at full capacity with no services postponed.
  • The service is offering face-to-face appointments only.
  • Patients are being seen in order of priority, with urgent patients prioritised and non-urgent patients being seen within a reasonable timeframe.

To contact the Breast service please call 02921 825742 between the hours of 9am to 5pm.

Last updated 20/07/22

Our Ophthalmology services diagnose, treat and prevent disorders of the eyes and visual system, using medical and surgical skills.

Current Service Status:

  • All services are currently running with no services postponed.
  • The service is operating at around 90% capacity to allow for current COVID-19 and infection control measures to be followed.
  • The service is offering face-to-face appointments only.

Key service changes in response to COVID-19:

  • The service has commissioned two new mobile theatres dedicated to cataract treatment on the University Hospital of Wales (UHW) site. If you are waiting for cataract surgery it is likely that you will have your procedure in one of these theatres. Please read your appointment letter carefully before attending.
  • From April 2022,  glaucoma and oculoplastic services has been provided from the Cardiff School of Optometry and Vision Services.

Last updated 20/07/22

Our ENT service is responsible for investigating, diagnosing and treating disorders and defects of the ears, nose (including sinuses), throat, head and neck.

Current Service Status:

  • This service is running with reduced capacity to allow for current COVID-19 measures to be followed.
  • There is a waiting list in place for procedures and surgery for routine benign patients is currently paused due to the service’s reduced capacity.
  • For procedures requiring specialist consultations there are longer waiting times due to the impact of social distancing measures on capacity.
  • A mixture of face-to-face, virtual and/or telephone appointments are being offered to patients. The service is also using the Consultant Connect app to triage patients virtually.   

To contact the ENT team please call 02920 746460 between the hours of 9am and 4pm.

Key service changes in response to COVID-19:

The Health Board is working in partnership with St Joseph’s Hospital to allow for more patients to be seen, so this means you may be invited to attend your appointment at St Joseph’s Hospital, Newport. Please read your appointment letter carefully before attending.

Last updated 16/05/22

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