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Royal Victoria Infirmary

The Royal Victoria Infirmary’s city centre site is shared by the Medical and Dental Schools and is adjacent to the Newcastle University campus.

The Royal Victoria Infirmary site is the acute admitting site with the Great North Trauma and Emergency Centre together with acute medical services, maternity services and the Great North Children’s Hospital.  The Freeman site is of a more elective nature with surgical services, cardiothoracic services, transplantation, and the Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC). 

Below is a list of directorates along with their respective services.

Cancer Services and Clinical Haematology

  • Haemophilia Centre

  • Haemostasis and Thrombosis

Cardiothoracic Services

  • Cardiology

Children's Services

  • A full range of secondary and tertiary paediatric medicine and surgery, including one of two national paediatric immunodeficiency units

Community Services

  • From 1 April 2011 management of Community Health Services in Newcastle transferred to the Trust.

  • Integrated Sexual Health

  • District Nursing

  • Health Visitors

  • Family Nurse Partnership

  • School Nursing

  • Community Matron

  • TB Tracing

  • Chronic Disease Monitoring

  • Community Response & Rehabilitation Team

  • Interface Team

  • Home Re-ablement

  • Funded Nursing Care

  • Immediate Care

  • Nurse Practitioners

  • Walk-in Centres

Dental

  • Dental Hospital

  • Maxillo-Facial Surgery

Laboratory Medicine

  • Biochemistry, Cellular Pathology

  • Health Protection Agency

Medicine and Older People’s Medicine

  • Accident and Emergency/Trauma Centre (Great North Trauma and Emergency Centre)

  • Acute Medicine

  • Endocrinology, Gastroenterology

  • Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine

  • Immunology

  • Medical Admissions Unit

  • Poisoning and Therapeutics

  • Respiratory Medicine

  • Falls and Syncope

  • Stroke Medicine

  • Older People’s Medicine

Musculoskeletal

  • Traumatic Orthopaedics

  • Spinal Surgery

Neurosciences

  • Neurology

  • Neuro-radiology

  • Neurosurgery

  • Neurophysiology

Peri-Operative RVI

  • Chronic Pain

  • Critical Care

  • Home Ventilation

  • Theatres and Anaesthesia

Plastics, Ophthalmology and Dermatology

  • Burns

  • Ophthalmology

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Dermatology

Radiology

  • Emergency including trauma MSK, Children, Breast, Upper GI, Lower GI, Cancer, Endocrine

Surgery

  • Breast

  • Colorectal

  • Endocrine

  • Upper GI

Women’s Services

  • Gynaecology, Fetal Medicine,

  • Obstetrics, Neonatology, Sexual Health Services

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