The Surgical Admission Lounge aims to provide a pleasant and caring space for children and young people who attend on the day of surgery for inpatient theatres. SAL is a comfortable waiting area where you can meet your Surgeon, Anaesthetist, Nurses and Health Care Assistant before the operation.
The waiting area will be able to deliver room for play, distraction techniques and preoperative preparation.
At present Inpatient Theatres comprises 12 theatres plus the MRI Room.
If you need any help our contact telephone are:
To confirm your attendance,
Opening hours 07:00-17:00 excluding Bank Holidays
How does it work?
You can find out more information about the Inpatient Surgery, including what to expect when your child is scheduled for the Surgical Admission Lounge, here.
Looking for day case surgery details?
Find out more about attending the hospital for day case surgery here.
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