St Helens and Knowsley Teaching HospitalsNHS Trust


Mersey Regional Burn and Plastic Surgery Unit

The Burn Unit is located on Level 4 in the Orange Zone

Ward 4D, Level 4, Orange Zone, Whiston Hospital, Warrington Road, L35 5DR

Tel No: 0151-430-1540

Mersey Regional Burn Unit provides care to patients who have sustained burns. The unit has a large catchment area which includes North Wales and the Isle of Man. It serves a population of 4 million people.

The Plastic Surgery Unit is located on Level 3 in the Green Zone

Ward 3A, Level 3, Green Zone, Whiston Hospital, Warrington Road, Liverpool L35 5DR

Tel No: 0151-430-1262 / 1520

The Plastic Surgery Unit at Whiston Hospital provides world class care to patients from across Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and the Isle of Man.  Our Consultant Plastic Surgeons are at the forefront of performing new surgical procedures and often share their expertise with surgeons from around the world.

The unit specialises in reconstruction surgery.  This includes  limb reconstruction for severe trauma, breast reconstruction following cancer and reconstruction following skin cancer or severe infections.

The unit also provides treatment of congenital (present at birth) abnormalities, such as port wine stains.  The unit also specialises in treatment of congenital hand abnormalities.  Birth marks, cleft lip and palate in children under 16 are treated in conjunction with Plastic Surgery colleagues at Alder Hey Children's Hospital. 

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