Within the surgery group there are 9 wards with a total of 170 beds. We cater for surgical patients undergoing elective, emergency and day procedures we perform in excess of 15,000 procedures every year. The specialities include:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Surgical Enhanced care unit
  • Surgical assessment unit
  • County vascular unit
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Urological services
  • Robotic surgery
  • Renal Transplant
  • Plastics
  • Ear nose and throat
  • Maxillo facial
  • Breast

A career in Surgical Nursing can be rewarding, and at UHCW NHS Trust we offer a supportive and proactive philosophy towards both patient care and service/staff development. We offer a comprehensive competency package coupled with dedicated induction and perception by trained, senior staff ensuring your personal development is supported throughout.


Annual appraisals, personal development reviews and a dedicated team of cascade link Nurses ensures that our department provides a learning environment that draws on the experience of all members of the multi-disciplinary team. This enables us to be confident in our goal of achieving even greater standards of care and service delivery. We have a Clinical Nurse education lead that will support you in all aspects of your career development.

For more information about working in this speciality, or to arrange an informal visit contact:

Clare Baker - Modern Matron -

Annette Wye - Modern Matron -