Peterborough City Hospital Emergency Department

Peterborough City Hospital Emergency Department provides ready access for emergency nursing and medical care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and provides clinical services to treat patients presenting with range of problems. Patients can either present as an emergency or urgently, from life threatening conditions to minor injury and illness, in all age groups.

The clinical team in our department is led by specialists in emergency medicine and nursing, seeks to provide patients with the best clinical care as quickly and safely as possible, as well as to allay the distress and anxiety which is often associated with accidents and emergencies.

We also have a dedicated Minor Injuries Unit at Stamford, staffed by Emergency Nurse Practitioners, providing a five days of service for patients presenting from Stamford and other nearby areas.

The department acts as a single point of access for emergencies for all specialties and treats more than 100,000 patients per year. We also pride ourselves in providing in house excellent educational programmes and training.

The department has

  • An eight bedded resuscitation area
  • 24 cubicles/trolley spaces in majors
  • Dedicated Paediatric Emergency Department
  • Minor injuries area
  • ENT and Eye room
  • Minor ops room
  • Plaster room
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