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General Medicine

Contact number:   Switchboard 01772 716565

General and acute medicine is the immediate, specialist management of patients who are suffering from a wide range of medical conditions and who need urgent or emergency care.

If you require urgent or emergency care you will usually receive initial diagnostic tests and treatment in the medical assessment units, or the Emergency Department if necessary.  Following initial care you may be discharged, asked to return for an outpatient appointment or other further treatment, referred to another specialist service, or admitted to a medical ward.

Our medical division includes;

Acute neurology and neurology rehabilitation, Acute stroke, Asthma, Cardiology, Elderly medicine, Emergency department, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Medical assessment units, Renal and Respiratory.

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Chorley and South Ribble Hospital

Preston Road



01257 261222

Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane




01772 716565

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