Orthotics

Children’s Hospital, The Royal Alex
Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton
BN2 5BE

The Royal Alex Children’s Hospital in Brighton
Our facilities are family friendly and accessible to children and young people with disabilities. Our hospital has 100 beds in single rooms and spacious four-bed bays, all with en-suite bathrooms. This includes eight high dependency beds, three paediatric intensive care beds, a day care oncology ward and a day care ward for medicine and surgery. Our dedicated paediatric facilities include three operating theatres, 15 outpatient consulting rooms, an on-site x-ray department and our own A&E.

01273 696955
Inpatient, Outpatient, Community, NHS
Paediatric / Children
Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, West Sussex
NHS England London Inpatient Specialist Rehabilitation (Level 1 & 2a Services)

‘Tertiary specialised’ rehabilitation services (Level 1) are high cost / low volume services, which provide for patients with highly complex rehabilitation needs following illness or injury, that are beyond the scope of their local general and specialist services.
Each specialised rehabilitation unit in London has its own particular specialisms such as managing patients requiring complex medical care, tracheostomies, challenging behavioural issues etc.  Please check individual service specifications for more details to ensure that patients are referred to the most appropriate service(s) and choose a maximum of 3 services that are clinically suitable.
Please refer to the form available via the link below, for further guidance on referral.  Referral forms should be sent directly to the individual rehabilitation units.

Referral Form
Inpatient
Older Adults, Adults
Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Speech & language therapy, Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation medicine, Wheelchair & seating, Gait & orthotics, Amputee rehabilitation, Specialist spasticity, Assistive technology, Dietetics, Social work, Mental health, Vocational rehabilitation
Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, West Sussex
NHS England Spinal Pathway (Level 1) National Spinal Injuries Centre (Stoke Mandeville)
National Spinal Injuries Centre Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Mandeville Road, Aylesbury
HP21 8AL

Sussex Trauma Network is linked with Stoke Mandeville National Spinal Injuries Centre.

Referrals should be submitted via the National Spinal Injury Cord Database: www.spinalreferrals.nhs.uk

For traumatic injury the referral should be submitted within 4 hours of diagnosis of Spinal Cord Injury.

For non-traumatic injury the referral should be submitted as soon as possible.

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Inpatient, Outpatient
Older Adults, Adults, Paediatric / Children
Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Speech & language therapy, Neuropsychology, Wheelchair & seating, Gait & orthotics, Specialist spasticity, Assistive technology, Dietetics, Social work
Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, West Sussex
Orthotics – East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
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Orthotics – East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Services provided at Eastbourne District General and The Conquest Hospital
Eastbourne District General  –  01323 417400
The Conquest – 01424 755255

Outpatient, NHS
Older Adults, Adults
Gait & orthotics
East Sussex
Orthotics and Surgical Appliances
The Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton
BN2 5BE

Orthotics and Surgical Appliances – Brighton and Sussex University NHS Trust
Orthotics is the branch of medicine that deals with the provision and use of artificial devices such as splints and braces.

01273 696955 Ext 67847
Outpatient, NHS
Older Adults, Adults
Gait & orthotics
Brighton and Hove