Day treatment unit

We care for patients who need to have a surgical procedure under general or local anaesthetic, but who do not need to be admitted as an inpatient.

If you need to attend the Day Treatment Unit, you can expect to be discharged home on the same day.

Location: Core A, Level 1. Enter the hospital through the hospital main entrance. If you are visiting us by car, please use car parks A, C, D or E.

Telephone: 01733 673958 

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 7am to 9pm

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On the day of your operation:

On arrival you will be admitted onto the unit and asked to change into a hospital gown. You will be seen by a member our nursing and medical teams before and after your operation or procedure.

We have 30 trolley bay areas and two sitting rooms where you will be able recover before you are discharged. 

We provide single sex accommodation in our waiting areas and aim to ensure the privacy and dignity of all our patients at all times.

We carry out operations and procedures relating to a wide range of specialties that are specified by The British Association of Day Surgery. 

Specialities include:

  • General Surgery

  • Urology

  • Orthopaedics

  • Ear, Nose and Throat

  • Gynaecology

  • Breast Surgery

  • Ophthalmology

  • Radiology

  • Oral Maxillofacial

  • Dermatology and Plastics     

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Surgical Unit

The surgical unit at Stamford Hospital has a day surgery unit, a procedure room with Endoscopy and minor surgery facilities, and a theatre. 

Telephone: 01780 764151 to arrange your appointment times.

Opening hours:

  • Outpatients - 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday

  • Minor Injuries Unit - 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday