Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery​​
About Us

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​​The trauma and orthopaedic department deal with any pain or damage, especially fractures, to bones and joints.  We offer treatment for the following orthopaedic disorders:

•             Hip and knee

•             Spine

•             Foot and ankle

•             Shoulder and elbow

•             Wrist and hand

•             Paediatric

Our teams work across both Whiston and St Helens hospitals providing day case, inpatient and outpatient services.  We run the following clinics for children and adults:

Fracture Clinics at Whiston Hospital
Orthopaedic Clinics at St Helens

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Senior Team Members

Divisional Director – Surgical Care Group

Sam Pedder         

Clinical Director

Mr J Sanchez Ballester    

Deputy Clinical Director

Mr N Emms                        

​Consultant Lower Limb & Trauma Surgeons

Mr R Pydisetty                     

Mr R Gudena                      

Mr F Attar

Mr N Emms

Mr C Jakaraddi

Mr M Cartwright-Terry                              

​Consultant Lower Limb Surgeon

Mr D Teanby                       

​Consultant Foot, Ankle & Trauma Surgeons

Mr J Sanchez-Ballester

Mr K Saldanha    

Mr S Morgan           

​Consultant Upper Limb and Trauma Surgeons

Mr M Pullagura                    

Mr S Lipscombe

Mr M Rathinam      

Miss D Wharton          

​Nursing & Management Team

Lee McMenamy        Directorate Manager

Lynn Ashcroft             Matron

Pauline Barnes          Nurse Clinician

Ben Smart                  Nurse Clinician

Paul Mulligan              Nurse Clinician

Paula Stritch               Surgical Practitioner

Sara Thompson         Trauma Co-ordinator

Emma Lubertino        Ward Manager – Ward 3Alpha

Lyndsay Hamlet         Ward Manager – Ward 3B

Carol Gee                   Ward Manager – Ward 3C

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Whiston – Fracture Clinic, Level 1, Yellow Floor

                   Wards 3Alpha, 3B and 3C Level 3, Green Floor

St. Helens – Ground floor, Yellow Zone

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Contact Us

For General Appointment enquiries call 0151 430 1234

For ward enquiries at Whiston Hospital call  
0151 426 1600.

For Outpatient enquiries at St. Helens Hospital call 01744 646461 and ask to be put through to your consultant's secretary.​

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Latest Update

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Patients are eligible for free NHS treatment at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching hospitals NHS Trust if they are: Ordinarily resident in the UK or: Overseas visitors, but entitled to free NHS services under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations

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