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ACTIVE HOSPITALS

There are currently 24 hospitals participating in ACTIVE - 22 in the UK and two in Norway. Each hospital is listed below with its local ACTIVE team members. Alternatively you can reach these details by clicking the relevant spots on the maps below.

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Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
Gobowen
OSWESTRY
Shropshire
SY10 7AG

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons:
    Prof James Richardson, tel: 01691 404386
    Mr Simon Roberts, tel: 01691 404094
    Mr Steve White, tel: 01691 404094
    Mr Tony Smith, tel: 01691 404385
  • Co-ordinator: Johanna Wales , tel: 01691 404142
  • Assessors: Sandra Smith & Jo Spencer-Jones, tel: 01691 404142
  • Physiotherapy Rehab: Andrea Bailey, tel: 01691 404160


North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary
STOKE-ON-TRENT
ST4 7LN

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr David Griffiths, tel: 01782 553115
  • Co-ordinator: Sarah Griffths, 01782 554047
  • Assessor: Alison Morris, tel: 01782 553817

 

Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
New Cross Hospital
Wednesfield Road
Wolverhampton
WV10 0QP

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Sanjeev Chugh, tel: 01902 307999
  • Co-ordinator:
  • Assessor: Vicki Thomas


Capio West Midlands Hospital
Colman Hill
Halesowen
Birmingham
B63 2AH

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons: Mr Salmaan Ali & Mr T Ashraf, tel: 01384 244674
  • Co-ordinator: Gail Parsons, tel: 01384 244776
  • Assessor:


The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital
Woodlands
Northfield
BIRMINGHAM
B31 2AP

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr T Ashraf, tel: 0121 6278176
  • Co-ordinator: Claudette Jones, tel: 0121 685 4316
  • Assessor: Dean Muldoon, tel: 0121 685 4126


North Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Warrington Hospital
Lovely Lane
WARRINGTON
WA5 1QG

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Mike McNicholas, tel: 01925 635911
  • Co-ordinator: Grace Delaney-Segar, tel: 01925 662946
  • Assessor: Richard Norris, tel: 01925 662500


Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
Stepping Hill Hospital
Poplar Grove
STOCKPORT
SK2 7JE

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons: Mr Philip Turner, tel: 0161 4194031 &
    Mr David Johnson tel: 0161 4194037
  • Co-ordinator: Lindsey Barber, tel: 0161 483 1010 x3878
  • Assessor: Angela McGowen


Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
North Manchester General Hospital
Delaunays Road
Manchester
M8 5RB

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Padman Phaltankar, tel: 0161 7954567
  • Co-ordinator: Martin Brooks, tel: 0161 7202550
  • Assessor: Peter Eckersley


Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Fairfield General Hospital
Rochdale Old Road
Bury
Lancs

BL9 7TD

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Ahmed Hegab, tel: 0161 7782655
  • Co-ordinator:
  • Assessor: Caroline Moss


Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Trust
Wrightington Hospital
Apley Bridge
WIGAN
Lancashire
WN6 9EP

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Aslam Mohammed, tel: 01257 256300
  • Co-ordinator: Valerie Parkinson, tel: 01257 256564
  • Assessor:


York Hospital NHS Trust
Wigginton Road
YORK
YO31 8HE

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Neil Hunt, tel: 01904 631313
  • Co-ordinator: Rachel Allan, tel: 01904 726026
  • Assessor: James Midgley, tel: 01904 725390


South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust
Friarage & Duchess of Kent Military Hospital
Northallerton
North Yorkshire
DL6 1JG

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Louw van Niekerk, tel: 01609 764521
  • Co-ordinator: Ben Senior, tel: 01609 760046
  • Assessor: Alison Ramsdale, tel: 01609 760046


South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust
James Cook University Hospital
South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust
MIDDLESBOROUGH
TS4 3AF

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Anthony Hui, tel: 01642 850850 ext. 5814
  • Co-ordinator: Lisa White, tel: 01642 850850 ext. 5593
  • Assessor: Carol Young, tel: 01642 850850 ext. 5590


Peterborough Hospitals NHS Trust
Edith Cavell Hospital
Bretton Gate
PETERBOROUGH
PE3 9GZ

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Glyn Prior, tel: 01733 677164
  • Co-ordinator: Alison Dickinson, tel: 01733 874000 ext. 8623
  • Assessor: Sally Hull, tel: 01733 874000 ext. 8623


The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
Heath Road
IPSWICH
IP4 5PD

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Mark Bowditch, tel: 01473 702107
  • Co-ordinator: Jenny Finch, tel: 01473 702515
  • Assessor: Helen Scott


St. Mary's Hospital NHS Trust
Praed Street
LONDON
W2 1NY

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Dominic Spicer, Tel: 0207 8866666
  • Co-ordinator: Nolene Davey, tel: 0207 8862342
  • Assessor: Aldo Russell de Boer

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
Brockley Hill
Stanmore
Middlesex
HA7 4LP

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons: Mr John Skinner, Mr Tim Briggs, Mr Rob Pollock, Mr Richard Carrington, tel: 0208 8954 2300
  • Co-ordinator: Maria Ciaccio, tel: 0208 416 0349
  • Assessor: Andrew Symonds

Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust
Pield Heath Road
Middlesex
UB8 3NN

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr David Houlihan-Burn, Tel: 01895 279190
  • Co-ordinator: Briony Hill, tel: 01895 279369
  • Assessor: Lee Strain, tel: 01895 279369


Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Portsmouth Road
Frimley
Surrey
GU16 7UJ

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Peter Hill, tel: 01276 526051
  • Co-ordinator: Jonathan Smith, tel: 01276 604
  • Assessor: Gareth Dickinson, tel: 01276 604107


Worthing & Southlands NHS Trust
Worthing Hospital
Lyndhurst
Worthing
West Sussex
BN11 2DH

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Simon Palmer, tel: 01903 205111 ext. 3619
Co-ordinator:
Sarah Greer, tel: 01903 205111 ext. 3424
Assessor: Chris Bateup, tel: 01903 205014

Swindon & Marlborough NHS Trust
The Great Western Hospital
Marlborough Road
Swindon
SN3 6BB

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Venkat Satish, tel: 01793 604571
  • Co-ordinator: Claire Woodruffe, tel: 01793 646314
  • Assessor: Lizette Horobin, tel: 01793 604020

 

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust
Windmill Road,
Headington
Oxford
OX3 7LD

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Andrew Price, tel: 01865 307525
  • Co-ordinator: Alice Harin, tel: 01865 737674
  • Assessor: Cathy Jenkins, tel: 01865 307528

 


Western General Hospital
Grange Road
Uphill
Weston-super-Mare
BS23 4TQ

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Mike Radford, tel: 01934 636363
  • Co-ordinator: Glenn Saunders, tel: 01934 881377
  • Assessor: Jason Seaton, tel: 01934 647206

 

Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre

Barrack Road
Exeter
EX2 5DW

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons: Mr Vipul Mandalia & Mr Peter Schranz, tel: 01392 406354
  • Co-ordinator: Peter Hamer, tel: 01392 406354
  • Assessor: Mrs Rowenna Stroud, tel: 01392 4022436

 



Royal Alexandra Hospital
Corsebar Road
PAISLEY
PA2 9PN

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Sanjeev Chitnis, tel: 0141 5804485
  • Co-ordinator: Yvonne Smith, tel: 0141 8879111
  • Assessors: Allan Dodds, tel: 0141 8879111


Institute of Clinical Medicine
University of Tromso
TROMSO 9039
Norway

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Gunnar Knutsen, tel: 0047 77626000
  • Co-ordinator: Torild Johnsen, tel: 0047 77626000
  • Assessor: Tove Bjelland


St. Olavs Hospital HF
Universitetsykehuset i Trondheim
Olav Kyrresgt 17
7006 TRONDHEIM
Norway

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Jon Olav Drogset, 0047 73868000
  • Co-ordinator: Bente Johansen, tel: 004773898941
  • Assessor: Ingrid Solhjem

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ACTIVE is being carried out by the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic & District Hospital NHS Trust in collaboration with the University of Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit and Health Economics Facility. The trial is funded by the Medical Research Council and administrated by Keele University.