Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is excited to introduce a new Plastic Surgery service in October 2020 onwards. We would appreciate your thoughts on how we can shape the service to meet our patient’s needs.

What is plastic and reconstructive surgery?

Plastic and reconstructive surgery involves restoring or improving ‘form and function’ using a variety of surgical techniques.

The Proposed The Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust plastic surgery service

The Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust plastic surgery service would provide patients with varying medical and surgical conditions including:

  • Soft tissue trauma and infections
  • Facial plastic surgery including rhinoplasty
  • Post bariatric surgery (after gastic banding, gastric bypass) including abdominoplasty, body lift, thigh lift etc
  • Breast reduction, breast augmentation, breast asymmetry
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Scar revision
  • Pressure sores
  • Acute burns
  • Burns Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand trauma including tendon, nerve, vessel injuries and fracture fixation
  • Dupuytrens contracture
  • Nerve compression syndromes
  • Osteoarthritis of the hand and wrist
  • Rheumatoid arthritis of the hand and wrist
  • Congenital (Paediatric) Plastic Surgery
  • Congenital ear deformities including prominent ears
  • Congenital naevi (moles), haemangiomas, vascular malformations and other skin lesions
  • Non-melanoma skin cancer (eg BCC, SCC, others)
  • Melanoma
  • Post mastectomy breast reconstruction

The Barnsley Hospital plastic surgery department would be a joint partnership with Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield.

Where would plastic and reconstructive surgery be provided?

These procedures could be run in either of the hospitals. Outpatient clinics will run weekly in the main outpatient department. The department also has the use of its own Plastic Surgery Dressing Clinic where patients can be assessed and reviewed by specialist nursing and medical staff.

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