Trauma and Orthopaedics

Average wait for routine first Outpatient appointment:

16.1
weeks

Our Trauma and Orthopaedic units provide specialist care to patients with musculoskeletal conditions including arthritis.

We are an internationally recognised Orthopaedic centre, with highly regarded surgeons and experienced multi-disciplinary teams specifically for orthopaedic surgery. Both sites are supported by the Orthopaedic Research Unit which delivers evidence-based research and innovation to improve patient care.

Outpatient services are available at all sites including Bexhill, Conquest, Eastbourne, Rye and Uckfield.

Conquest and Eastbourne hospitals have separate elective (pre-planned) orthopaedic wards and surgery is conducted daily. Trauma surgery is single-sited at Conquest Hospital.

Our services include

  • Ankle, elbow and shoulder replacements
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Fracture Clinic Services
  • Hand, foot and ankle surgery
  • Knee ligament surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Total hip and knee replacements
  • Partial knee replacements
  • Revision and reconstruction knee and hip surgery
  • Shoulder and Elbow surgery
  • Spinal surgery
  • Trauma surgery

What we do each year

Each year we carry out:

  • Over 1,300 pre-planned total joint replacements.
  • Over 1,000 day surgery procedures.

Along with our Day Surgery Units at Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne DGH, our day surgery unit at Uckfield Community Hospital is specifically designed to care for patients who require minor, diagnostic and keyhole surgery.

We have 18 Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons each leading their own team of doctors and administration staff.

Each of our orthopaedic wards has a highly trained, multi-disciplinary team dedicated to providing high quality care and support for both the patient and their families.

We provide this service at

Bexhill Hospital

Holliers Hill, Bexhill-on-Sea
East Sussex, TN40 2DZ
(01424) 755255

Conquest Hospital

The Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea
East Sussex, TN37 7RD
(01424) 755255

Eastbourne District General Hospital

Kings Drive, Eastbourne
East Sussex, BN21 2UD
(01323) 417400

Rye, Winchelsea and District Memorial Hospital

Peasmarsh Road, Rye
East Sussex, TN31 7UD
(01797) 224499

Uckfield Community Hospital

Framfield Road, Uckfield
East Sussex, TN22 5AW
(01825) 769999

Team

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Mr Andrew Armitage

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Albert Bonnici

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mr James Buchanan

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mr Adrian Butler-Manuel

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Miss Lyndall Champion

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mr Michael Dunning

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mr Richard Goddard

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Simon Hoskinson

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mr Oliver Keast-Butler

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mrs Scarlett McNally

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mr Simon Pearce

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mr Satish Rajankulam Ganesan

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Barry Rose

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mr Guy Selmon

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mr Andrew Skyrme

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mr Hemant Thakral

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mr Henry Willmott

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon