South Block, Woodend Hospital
|Location||Eday Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Care system||Public NHS|
|Affiliated university||University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University|
|Emergency department||No Accident & Emergency|
|Website||NHS Grampian- Woodend Hospital|
|Lists||Hospitals in Scotland|
Woodend Hospital is a hospital located in the Woodend area of Aberdeen, Scotland which is owned and operated by NHS Grampian. Woodend Hospital opened in 1927 as a general hospital with a special block being set aside for the treatment of non-pulmonary tuberculosis, pneumonia and similar cases. It now provides elective orthopaedic surgery, rehabilitation and care of the elderly in conjunction with the other hospitals in the NHS Grampian area, with admissions in excess of 3000 patients a year.
Services and Clinics
- MARS (Mobility and Rehabilitation Services), which encompasses wheelchair, prosthetic and orthotic services
- Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation medicine out-patient clinics
- MRI Scanning
- Out-patient X-Ray
- Wards numbered 7-10, 15-17
- a Stroke Rehabilitation Unit (Two wards; East and West)
- an Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Unit
- a Neurorehabilitation unit (Maidencraig)
- Morningfield House
Other services located at Woodend Hospital include a Chapel/Quiet Room, a Royal Voluntary Service cafe/shop, Woodend Staff Home, Staff Learning and Development facilities, the Willows Restaurant and Woodend Nursery.
NHS corporate services
Many corporate services are based within Westholme, an office building located to the south of the Woodend Hospital site. The finance, human resources and recruitment departments for the NHS Grampian board are located here.
- "Woodend Hospital - Aberdeen: About Us". NHS Grampian. 1 June 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
- "Medicine for the Elderly". University of Aberdeen. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
- "Woodend Hospital Plan- Feb 2013" (PDF). NHS Grampian. Retrieved 13 June 2014.