Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the surgical specialty
concerned with conditions of the mouth face and jaws including
Referrals are received from both medical and dental
practitioners for adults and children.
Out patient and day case services are provided at Darlington
Memorial Hospital by a team of visiting consultants from James Cook
University Hospital Middlesbrough.
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery works closely
with colleagues in the Regional Head and Neck Cancer
Multidisciplinary Team and provides an out-patient and day case
service for assessment investigation diagnosis and review of head
and neck cancer patients at Darlington Memorial Hospital.
Out patient services for maxillofacial is provdided at
Darlington Memorial Hospital with the facility for overnight stay
on wards 32 and 33.
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community