Our Services

From A&E to Vascular Surgery - we provide a wide range of services across our hospitals and in the local community.
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Appointment Form

If you have been given an outpatient appointment at the hospitals and are unable to attend for whatever reason you can use the form below.

It is really important that you let us know of any changes as soon as possible. This means we can offer the original appointment to another patient.

Please complete the form below with your contact details and as much information as possible. You can find most of the information we need on your appointment letter.

If you have any problems using this form, please call the number on your appointment letter and we will do our best to help you. You will receive a response from us so you know it has been received and actioned.

If you wish to change the date and time of your appointment you, you can click the re-book option and state any dates that are not suitable for you, or you can contact us using the number on your appointment letter.

You can use our A-Z service catalogue to view information pages on many of our services with details of what we provide, locations and opening times.


 

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Accident and Emergency (A&E)

We provide urgent treatment for serious and life threatening conditions for patients from across Warrington, Runcorn and Widnes.

Location: Warrington Hospital

More information here.

Adult Speech and Language Therapy

At Warrington Hospital and out in Warrington community we provide assessment and, if appropriate, therapy programmes, support and advice for people who have acquired difficulties with communication and/or swallowing.

More information here.

Anaesthetics

We provide anaesthetic services across our hospital sites. Anaesthesia literally means ‘loss of sensation’. Medications that cause anaesthesia are called anaesthetics.

More information here.

Anticoagulation Service

Warrington Anticoagulation Service is a Nurse led team managed by the Pharmacy Department with clinical leadership provided by the Consultant Haematologists.

More information here.

Audiology

IMPORTANT UPDATE

Due to COVID-19, all services are by appointment ONLY.
This applies to all sites across Warrington, Runcorn and Widnes.
Please telephone or email the department for current advice. Tel: 01925 662420 Email: whh.audiology@nhs.net

Location: Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital

More information here.

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Bereavement Service

Our bereavement service offers one-to-one support for relatives and those close to patients who have died in the hospital. The service offers practical advice and support about what needs to be done during this difficult time.

More information here.

Blood Test Clinics

We provide services for taking one-off or regular blood tests.

Location: Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital

More information here.

Breast Screening

Breast screening for the Warrington, Halton and St Helens area is managed from the screening office in the Kendrick Wing, Warrington Hospital.

More information here.

Breast Surgery

We provide a first class breast surgery service at Warrington and Halton Hospitals. This is mainly based at Halton General Hospital, although some complex surgery work takes place at Warrington Hospital.

More information here.

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Cardiac Angiography (Cardiac Catheterization)

Angiography is a test that uses an injection of contrast (X-ray ‘dye’) to visualise the coronary arteries of the heart using X-rays. The test shows if the arteries have narrowed and helps decide what management the patient requires in the future.

More information here.

Cardio Respiratory Department

The Cardio Respiratory Department consists of a dedicated team of cardiac physiologists, associate practitioners and assistant technical officers that provide a wide variety of cardiac investigations to inpatients, outpatients and GP open access referrals.

More information here.

Cardiology

We provide an extensive cardiology service with a full cardio-respiratory department, cardiac catheter laboratory and the Acute Cardiac Care Unit at Warrington Hospital.
We also provide outpatient services, ECG and a cardiac rehabilitation service at Halton General Hospital.

More information here.

CPAP

Welcome to our CPAP service page. The CPAP service is located in the Cardio-Respiratory Department at The Nightingale Building, formerly known as Halton Hospital. It is run by a small team of dedicated clinical physiologists. We hope you find this information useful as an additional support tool for your CPAP therapy.

More information here.

Critical Care (Intensive Care)

Critical Care Units are specialist hospital wards that provide intensive care treatment and monitoring for people in a critically ill or unstable condition.

More information here.

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Dementia - Forget Me Not Unit

The Forget Me Not unit is our specialist ward for caring for acute hospital patients with dementia.

Location: Warrington Hospital

More information here.

Diabetes

We provide services at both Warrington and Halton hospitals and our philosophy is to support patients and health care professionals to manage care safely and effectively in both primary (community) and secondary (hospital) care.

More information here.

Dietetics

This multidisciplinary team treats adults and children within the inpatient, outpatient and community settings. We provide an evidence based service to our patients to help treat a range of conditions with dietary therapy.

More information here.

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Ear, Nose and Throat

The Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department diagnoses and treats diseases of the ear, nose, throat and the head and neck .

More information here.

Endoscopy

An endoscopy is used to investigate unusual symptoms and to help perform types of surgery. We have specialist endoscopy units at both of our hospital sites.

More information here.

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Fracture Clinic

The aim of Warrington & Halton NHS Foundation Trust’s Virtual Fracture Clinic, is to get you (the patient) to the right specialist at the outset.

More information here.

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Gynaecology

Our gynaecology services are provided by a highly specialised team of medical and nursing staff.

More information here.

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Halton and Warrington Community Urgent Eyecare Service

Halton Clinical Research Unit (HCRU)

Halton Community Therapy Team

The Halton Community Therapy team is an integrated multi-disciplinary team composed of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Therapy assistants serving Halton residents aged 18+, who are registered with a Halton GP.

More information here.

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Infant Feeding (Breastfeeding)

Providing support and advice on your infant feeding choices, such as breastfeeding and formula (bottle) feeding.

More information here.

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Long COVID Service

Do you still have symptoms more than 12 weeks after having COVID? If so, there is a chance that you may have developed Long COVID and if that's the case, Warrington & Halton Teaching Hospital's Long COVID Service is here to help you!

More information here.

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Macmillan Delamere Support and Information Centre

The Macmillan Delamere Support and Information Service at Halton General Hospital provides a confidential, drop-in service for anyone affected by cancer.

More information here.

Maternity Services

Our Maternity Unit supports women to birth their babies, whether your choice is to have your baby at home or here at Warrington in our modern, fully equipped Maternity Unit.

Location:

More information here.

Musculoskeletal Clinical Assessment and Triage Service (MSK CATS)

The Musculoskeletal Clinical Assessment and Triage Service (MSKCATS) is service for patients aged 16 and over with any muscle or joint problem who have a Widnes or Runcorn GP

Location:

More information here.

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Neonatal Unit

Our neonatal unit provides care for babies born prematurely or who need some extra expert care after being born.

More information here.

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy provides practical support to enable people to facilitate recovery and overcome any barriers that prevent them from doing the activities (occupations) that matter to them.

More information here.

Ophthalmology

Our ophthalmology department provides first class eye care and surgical services for a wide range of eye conditions.

Location: Warrington Hospital

More information here.

Orthodontics

Orthodontics (Ortho meaning straight and dontics meaning teeth) is a specialised branch of dentistry that is concerned with straightening irregular teeth and jaws.

More information here.

Orthopaedics

We provide a full range of orthopaedic surgery - including hip replacements, sports medicine and upper and lower joint specialties.

More information here.

Orthoptics

Orthoptics refers to a discipline dealing with the detection, diagnosis and management of patients with eye disorders such as nystagmus, binocular vision, and amblyopia.

Location:

More information here.

Orthotics

Our Department of Orthotics helps to treat and rehabilitate patients by providing an orthosis to aid movement, correct deformity and relieve discomfort.

More information here.

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Paediatrics (Children's Services)

Our paediatric team provide a wide range of specialist and general services for children and young people.

More information here.

Palliative Care

Palliative Care is an approach that strives to improve the quality of life of patients and their families who face life-threatening illness, by providing pain and symptom relief, spiritual and psychosocial support from diagnosis to the end of life into bereavement.

Location:

More information here.

Pathology

Pathology services provide the study and diagnosis of disease through examination of organs, tissues, bodily fluids, and whole bodies (autopsies)

Location: Warrington Hospital

More information here.

Pharmacy

Providing patients with prescription medication as an inpatient and outpatient service.

More information here.

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability.

More information here.

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Radiology

The Radiology department provides a wide range of diagnostic imaging services and is available on both hospital sites.

Location: Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital

More information here.

Respiratory Services

Runcorn Urgent Treatment Centre

The urgent treatment centre provides care for illness as well as injury and preventing local people from needing to travel to A&E.

More information here.

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Sexual Health Service - Halton

Please note from 1st October 2019, sexual health services in Halton including contraception, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections will be delivered by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust (RLBUHT).

Location:

More information here.

Stop Smoking Support Service

Whatever your goals, WHH can put you in touch with those who can help you every step of the way.

Location:

More information here.

Stroke Services

Our stroke service strives to achieve high quality patient care. We provide a comprehensive service which aims to ensure that every stroke patient receives the best care throughout their journey from admission to follow up after discharge.

More information here.

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Theatres - Coming in for surgery

At Warrington and Halton Hospitals we have a combined total of 16 Operating Theatres and 2 Maternity Theatres across our 2 hospital sites.

Location:

More information here.

Tissue Viability Service

Our nurse-led tissue viability service provides advice and support to nursing and healthcare professionals, aiming to develop and improve practice and raise the quality and standards of care in Tissue Viability for hospital inpatients.

More information here.

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Urology

Urology is one of the most varied branches of surgery, encompassing diseases of kidneys, bladder and prostate.

More information here.

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Vaccination Service F.A.Q

Vascular Surgery

We provide an extensive vascular service at the hospitals with outpatient services provided at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and in Widnes.

More information here.