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Plaster Room

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This is a busy department lead by Tina Brown SEN. Tina has over 10 years casting experience. Patients are referred to plaster room from A&E, fracture clinic, occasionally on the wards and theatre. Many different types of casts are modified, applied and removed. They are made from a variety of different materials ranging from plaster of Paris to fibreglass, plastic and thermoplastics. There are different colours to choose from too!

Staff:

  • Mrs Tina Brown SEN and Orthopaedic Technician (British Casting certificate)
  • Mr Gary Jennings Orthopaedic Technician 2003 (British Casting certificate)
  • Mrs Katie Taylor-Edwards RGN

The numbers of procedures carried out each year have gradually increased from 4843 in 2000 to 6855 in 2006. The staff in plaster room try to maintain a happy and relaxed atmosphere even when busy, putting patients at ease even when anticipating unfamiliar treatment.

Telephone Ext: 01432 355444 ext 4457

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