Prosthetic Service at Sussex Rehabilitation Centre Brighton (SRCB)

About the service

See our general information leaflet for more information

The out-patient service, based at the Sussex Rehabilitation Centre at Brighton General Hospital, provides a prosthetic limb service to amputees and people with congenital limb loss. In addition it deals with pain management, wound healing and health screening to prevent further limb loss and carries out the production, maintenance and repair of artificial limbs. It also provides orthotic (surgical) appliances to patients attending the clinics at the centre.

The purpose of the service is to enable patients with upper and lower limb loss to achieve and sustain maximum possible mobility, dexterity and independence.

People who can use the service

The service is for patients who have had an amputation or who have a congenital limb anomaly. The service sees patients of all ages.

Coverage

Brighton, Hove, West Sussex

How To Access

Amputees are referred to the service by the surgeons who carried out their amputation or by their GPs

Please complete our Referral Form

Contact Details

Sussex Rehabilitation Unit
Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove
Brighton
BN2 3EX
Tel: 01273 242160
Fax: 01273 605063
Out of hour’s service: messages can be left on 01273 242160 for response on the next working day.

Ann Dyson
General Manager – Rehabilitation, Wheelchair and Community Equipment Services
Sussex Rehabilitation Centre
Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove
Brighton
BN2 3EX
Tel: 01273 242155 or 01273 696011 ext.3818

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm
Friday 8am to 4:30pm
(Excluding bank holidays)

During longer periods of closure, eg, over the Christmas period, an emergency system is in place. Information about this is made available on voicemail during the closure.

How to find us

Brighton General Hospital is situated in Elm Grove, next to Brighton Racecourse; it is easily reached via the A23, A27 and A270.

Parking - Disabled bays are available for parking.

More information

Coasting Together

Coasting Together is the name of the User Group at the Sussex Rehabilitation Centre at Brighton General Hospital. It acts as a forum for all users of the Centre’s services, their families and carers. Find out more on the Coasting Together website.