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!
- 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