Our clinical assessment unit provides rapid assessment and treatment of patients who do not need admission to an acute hospital.
To proactively diagnose and treat patients, to prevent deterioration that could lead to an emergency admission and to refer to the appropriate community services, to support patients in their own home during their need for health care.
The unit consists of Doctors and Registered Nurses who clinically assess patients who are referred via a health care professional – GPs, Paramedics, Nurses, Therapists and via our Urgent Care Centre.
Various investigations will be made, such as blood tests, x-rays, scans and electrocardiogram (ECG), a diagnosis will be made and treatment commenced.
We are able to treat a number of conditions including:
• Abdominal Pain
• Breathing problems/exacerbation of COPD
• Chest Infections
• Deep Venous (Vein) Thrombosis
• Exacerbation of Asthma
• Urinary Retention and Tract Infections