Operating theatre

Summary

Theatre one – where major cases are done. Theatre two – where major septic cases are done. Theatre three – where minor cases are done starting with clean cases and into septic operations.
Recovery room – where patients recover from anaesthesia before going back to the ward. Sluice room – where dirty linen is sluiced before it’s taken to laundry. Changing room – where personnel changes before commencing duty. Scrub room – where everyone scrubs before operations are done.

About the department

The theatre is located within the hospital. Theatre Set Up: Duty room – where duty allocation is done.

Staff

The staff consists of 1 SIC, 2 Operating Theatre Nurses, 1 Anaesthetist, 2 Midwives, 1 RGN, 1 PCN, 3 Nurse Aides.
Operating theatre nurse is the Infection Control focal person for the hospital

For who

Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays (emergencies any time)

Operations done

Opening hours

Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Friday 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Sunday 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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