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University Hospital of North Durham

Day Surgery within UHND is located on the second floor adjacent to the operating theatres.

Patients entering the hospital via the Emergency department entrance should make their way to the second floor; continuing along the main corridor the Day Surgery Unit is on your left.  Patients entering the hospital via the Main Entrance should take the stairs or lift to Level 2 and follow the corridor almost to the end, the Day Surgery Unit is past Ward 13 on your right.

On entering our Reception area you should book in with our Reception staff.

'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital