Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals

NHS Foundation Trust

Sat Sep 12 2009

Accident and Emergency

The A&E department at Peterborough District Hospital currently sees approximately 57,800 patients a year - 13,000 of these are Paediatric attendances.  It is also a first-line receiving hospital in the event of a major incident.

Medical staffing is provided under the direction of four A&E Consultants and a team of Sisters and Charge nurses under the direction of a Lead nurse.  The department includes:

  • Triage Room
  • Resuscitation Room
  • Majors area
  • Minors area
  • Observation Ward 

Training is run to a very high standard with internal development programmes for all staff.  The department also runs Internationally recognised courses - Trauma and Major Incident Management.