Major Trauma Unit
Queens Medical Centre
Placement Area
Speciality – year of student
Contact Number
01159 249924 ext 69030 [email protected]
Day 1
About the unit/department
Physiotherapy Staff
Physio Reception A floor, East block. 8am
Somebody from the team will come to meet you
The East Midlands Major Trauma Centre was established
in April 2012 and in the first two years saved the lives of
143 people who would have died without the Centre’s
expertise.
In May 2014 the Centre expanded to take patients from
across the East Midlands, including Royal Derby Hospital,
Burton Hospital and United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust
(which includes Boston's Pilgrim Hospital), as well as
Leicestershire, and Chesterfield Royal Hospital and
Nottinghamshire
The Centre is for patients who have multiple injuries that
could result in death or a serious disability such as severe
head injuries, falls or injuries from road accidents.
Lee Rennie B7 Team Leader
B6 OT, B6 PT, x2 B3 Generic Support workers
Conditions likely to see
Orthopaedics-polytrauma, pelvic fractures, amputation
Chest trauma- rib fractures, tracheostomies
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Learning Opportunities
Rehabilitation of patient’s with a variety of clinical
specialties- complex ortho, respiratory or neuro
Learn more about the major trauma pathway and MDT, and
attend daily ward rounds
Attend a trauma call
Observe theatre
General Information
Mon-Fri 8-4, 30 min lunch break.
Food available to purchase on site.
Lockers available- will need to bring own lock
Tunic and Navy trousers must be worn
Prior to placement revise dermatomes/myotomes, basic
neuro ax, respiratory ax, rib fractures, pelvis and LL
fractures

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