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Right Arrow Audiology, ENT and the Eye Unit are moving from the SGI
22 March 2007 at 13:41

The Eye Unit, ENT service and Audiology service are moving from Southport General Infirmary. The last clinics will take place at Southport General Infirmary on Thursday 29th March. Outpatient clinics will take place either at Southport & Formby District General Hospital or Ormskirk & District General Hospital and you will be offered a choice as applicable. A confirmation letter will be sent to patients prior to their next attendance.

• Eye and ENT clinics will be held in the refurbished ward 4a at Southport & Formby District General Hospital
• Acute Referral Eye clinics will also be held in ward 4a at Southport
• Current Clinics held at Ormskirk & District General Hospital will be unchanged
• A new Ophthalmic Theatre will be built as part of the Ormskirk & District General Hospital main theatre complex
• Ophthalmic Day Ward will relocate to F ward at Ormskirk
• Children will continue to be seen at Ormskirk eye clinic or at the new eye clinic at Southport & Formby District General Hospital (as applicable).
• Children’s eye day surgery will be done on the day ward at the Children’s Unit at Ormskirk.
• Audiology clinics will be held in what was the midwifery led unit at Southport & Formby District General Hospital
• The audiology open access clinics will be held on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00 – 11.30 and 1.00 – 4.00

All outpatient clinics will start again on Wednesday 4th April at their new location. Ophthalmology day surgery will start on Thursday 5th April.

Acute referral clinics will be held at the eye clinic at Ormskirk during this period of relocation.

The refurbishment work is nearing completion in all the new clinic areas at Southport and on F ward at Ormskirk. The pictures show the reception and waiting area in the new Audiology Department at Southport.

















Issued by Matthew King, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust.

Enquiries to: Matthew King Tel: 01704 704714