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Vascular Day Surgery

The vascular service refers to procedures carried out to repair the vascular system (blood vessels and lymphatics), arteries and veins.
The vascular service functions in the Trust on a cross-site multidisciplinary basis. All major inpatient surgery is concentrated on the City site, where patients are accommodated on specialist vascular wards.

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Team

Team

The Trust has three vascular consultants, Mr P T Nicholl, Mr S H Silverman and Mrs Rachel Sam. The department is supported by three clinical nurse specialists, Ms Jane James, Ms Cheryl Lynd and Ms Lisa Mallett . Richard Taylor supports the service as a surgical care practitioner.

Services

Services

Outpatient clinics and day surgery facilities are based at both Sandwell and City (in the Birmingham Treatment Centre). There are scanning facilities on both sites, including an interventional radiology suite operates on the City site. There are consultant clinics for arterial and venous conditions, as well as one-stop venous assessment clinics and specialist nurse-led clinics for claudication, abdominal aortic aneurysm follow up and leg ulcers on both sites.

Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Please feel free to share your experiences of this service. Please e-mail your views to swbh.comms@nhs.net

Patient Information

Patient information leaflets

Aspirin
Compression Hosiery
Graduated compression hosiery (stockings)
Intermittent claudication
Statins
Venous Leg Ulcer

The Circulation Foundation
www.circulationfoundation.org.uk

The Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
www.vascularsociety.org.uk

 

Contacts

Contacts

The service can be contacted via the medical secretaries at City Hospital on 0121 507 4283 or 0121 507 4693 or at Sandwell Hospital on 0121 507 3133.

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