Emergency Ambulatory Care Unit


What is the Emergency Ambulatory Care unit?The Emergency Ambulatory Care unit (EAC) provides same day assessment, care, diagnosis and treatment to patients for many common and easy to treat conditions, including chest pain, abdominal pain, complex headaches, chest infections and wound infections. You can be referred by your GP, following a visit to the Emergency Department or as part of …

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abscess pathway


IntroductionYou have been seen by the hospital doctor and have been diagnosed with an abscess. This requires a day case operation under a general anaesthetic to drain the infection. You are being sent home with antibiotics and painkillers. We will telephone you tomorrow morning to arrange your admission. Ideally you will be admitted, have your surgery and return home the …

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