Sunderland Royal Hospital has 21 operating theatres across 3 levels serving specialities across the hospital from Ear, Nose and Throat to Urology.

Sunderland Royal Hospital Theatres are part of the Theatres department.

Theatre suites at Sunderland Royal Hospital are located across C, D and F floors.

C level consists of 8 theatres covering a wide range of surgical specialities, including General Surgery, Ear Nost and Throat (ENT) and Oral/Max fax. 2 of the theatres on this floor are dedicated Digital theatres. The emergency Theatre is also located on this floor which provides a 24 hour emergency service

D level consists of a 9 theatre suite covering Orthopaedics, Gynaecology, Urology day case and Pain lists. 5 of the theatres on D level have specialised laminar flow ventilation systems, imperative for joint replacement.

There is also a purpose built block room which is located in D level theatre. This room provides anaesthesia for hand surgery and dedicated hand lists which do not have an anaesthetist allocated to them. The block room also aids the efficiency of throughput on elective lists by allowing parallel processing of patients

There are also 2 theatre’s, in a separate block, covering Urology on D level.

On F floor the theatres are two specialised Paediatric theatres.

C Level Theatres 0191 5656256 extension 49019

D Level Theatres 0191 5656256 extension 42581

Both C and D level theatres are located in the Hylton Road Block of Sunderland Royal Hospital. They are most conveniently reached from Chester Wing Outpatients or the main entrance.

Divisional General Manager Jackie Butterworth

Directorate Manager Vicky Mitchell

Clinical Director Dr Martin Millar

Matron Angie Bell

C Level Theatres Manager Deborah McCabe

D level theatres manager Stephen Bell

Sunderland Royal Hospital

Kayll Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR4 7TP

Tel: 0191 565 6256

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Sunderland Eye Infirmary

Queen Alexandra Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR2 9HP

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