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Orthopaedics

General introduction

Orthopaedic services are provided by the Trauma and Orthopaedic Department at both the Cumberland Infirmary and West Cumberland Hospital, providing a comprehensive range of outpatient, day case and inpatient care on both an elective and emergency basis.

What we do

CIC – General orthopaedic services for both adults and children. Specialist services for upper limb, foot and ankle, hip and knee and soft tissue knee are provided and a comprehensive range of treatments available. Revision hip and knee services are provided.

WCH – General orthopaedic services for both adults and children. Specialist services for upper limb, foot and ankle, and hip and knee are provided and a comprehensive range of treatments available.

Key clinical staff

Cumberland Iinfirmary

  • Mr M Orr,  Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Clinical Director
  • Miss C Brignall,  Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Mr D MacKay, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Mr M Dawson,  Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Miss G Ferrier,  Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Mr R Dharmarajan, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Miss C Young, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Mr W Hage, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Mr M Palipane, Associate Specialist
  • Kirsty Robinson, Surgical Care Practitioner
  • Pam Swailes, Nurse practitioner (Trauma ward)
  • Michelle Tait, Nurse practitioner (pre-assessment)
  • Janice McLelland, Nurse practitioner (orthopaedic outpatients)

West Cumberland Hospital  

  • Mr P Armstrong, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Clinical Director
  • Mr S Rao, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Mr P Fismer, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Mr A Naguib, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Mr S Allcock, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Mr P Shah, Associate Specialist
  • Mr A Misra, Associate Specialist
  • Joyce Thompson, Nurse practitioner (Trauma ward)

Location

  • Cumberland Infirmary- Maple B, C, D and Orthopaedic outpatients
  • West Cumberland Hospital - Overwater and Kirkstone wards, and orthopaedic outpatients

Contact details

Cumberland Infirmary

  • Consultants via secretaries (numbers held by switchboard - 01228 523444)
  • Maple B (elective) 01228 814464
  • Maple C/D (trauma) 01228 814465/7

West Cumberland Hospital

  • Consultants via secretaries (numbers held by switchboard - 01946 693181)
  • Overwater ward (trauma) 01946 693181 ext 4055
  • Kirkstone ward (elective) 01946 693181 ext 4205