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Fracture clinics are held on Tuesdays & Fridays in the Out Patients Department on level 5.
If you have not received your appointment, please telephone the booking hub on 0300 303 8360, let them know an appointment has been requested by Level 7 Day Case.
It is important to give your child regular, simple pain medicine such as paracetamol and ibuprofen during the first 48 to 72 hours.
Elevating the limb above heart level will also help to relieve pain during first 48 to 72 hours. Ice packs or compresses for 10 to 15 minutes at a time can be helpful too (a bag of frozen peas wrapped in a tea towel will help keep your plaster dry).
Should you have any concerns or experience problems once you are at home, then please telephone RACH on 01273 696955 and ask for level 7 Day Case:
Out of hours:
This information is intended for patients receiving care in Brighton & Hove or Haywards Heath.
The information here is for guidance purposes only and is in no way intended to replace professional clinical advice by a qualified practitioner.
Publication Date: April 2022
Review Date: May 2023