Plastic surgery is a regional sub-specialty service based at
University Hospital of North Durham and serves a population of 1.6
million people in the Durham, Gateshead, Sunderland, South
Tyneside and Darlington areas.
The greatest percentage of the plastics work is emergency and
The conditions treated are many and include: removal of skin and
soft tissue, tumours repair and reconstruction of all soft tissue
trauma including nerve tendon and vessel injury, breast
reconstruction following mastectomy, repair of complex hand
injuries & correction of congenital abnormalities
Emergency and planned inpatient operations are carried out at
University Hospital North Durham alongside outpatient clinics in
Durham, Darlington, Sunderland, Gateshead and South
'I am writing to congratulate you on your wonderful staff you
have working for you at DMH.'
Patient, Catering / Porters / Domestics, Darlington Memorial