Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre

Telephone: 0333 200 4066
Address: c/o Care UK, 2 Lindrick Way, Barlborough, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 4XE

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  • Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre reaches 30,000 patients and celebrates its eighth birthday


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The Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre is a purpose built hospital serving the populations of South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire.The Treatment Centre focuses on providing specialist orthopaedic services. The hospital is run by Care UK, an independent company providing services to NHS patients. It is a newly-built, 46-bed orthopaedic centre, with three theatres, and opened in July 2005. It performs over 3,000 surgical procedures a year, made up mainly of knee and hip replacements, shoulder and lower back surgery plus minor orthopaedic cases.

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Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre

Tel: 0333 200 4066   Fax: 01246 575001

Address: c/o Care UK, 2 Lindrick Way, Barlborough, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 4XE



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Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre reaches 30,000 patients and celebrates its eighth birthday

Chesterfield woman Minnie Baxter has revealed she was delighted with a trip to Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre. Not only does her new hip mean she can continue to enjoy walking in the stunning Derbyshire countryside with her husband, but Minnie also discovered she was the 30,000th patient to visit the popular service since it opened in 2005 to help reduce NHS waiting lists for orthopaedic procedures.

Minnie, 77, visited the Care UK-run treatment centre for her second hip replacement – an operation she says has given her a new lease of life. When she returned for a check up Minnie was thrilled to leave with the news she can drive again and take her husband to their favourite walking spots.

She said: “My left hip was replaced four years ago and it had got to the stage where the right one was severely affecting my mobility and I had to use a walking stick. I wanted an operation to put this right as quickly as possible and my doctor told me Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre had the shortest waiting time. I’d heard a lot of good things about the centre and was thrilled that just three weeks after having x-rays I was booked in for my operation.

“I’m so pleased with my new hip and how straightforward everything was. I couldn’t believe how quickly I was back up on my feet without any pain. I arrived at 7am and was taken to theatre around 11am. The operation only took a couple of hours and by mid-afternoon I was out of bed and getting around without my walking stick.

“The consultant and nurse told me I’d recover quickly but I think even they were surprised at how fast it was. When my niece arrived later that day she was shocked to see me sitting in a chair and walking around, rather than being stuck in bed.

“The service was brilliant and I’ve been telling everybody I know how wonderful the place is. Everyone was so friendly and I couldn’t have asked for more. One of the things I really appreciated was people taking the time to talk to me. I felt comfortable and relaxed the whole time I was there – even during the operation.

Donna Elkington, lead physiotherapist at Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre, said: “Minnie was the perfect patient and the speed of her recovery was fantastic. Being active definitely helped with her rehabilitation and we’re so pleased she’s able to get back to doing the things she loves. It’s always nice to hear how our work has made a difference to peoples’ lives and this time it’s extra special because Minnie was our 30,000th patient.”

Minnie, who has always led an active lifestyle, is now looking forward to being able to enjoy her favourite pastime again. She added: “I’m really grateful for the help the team at Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre has given me and I can’t thank them enough – especially the physiotherapist Donna who showed me the stretches and exercises I needed to do to help with my recovery.

“My husband and I love being outdoors and enjoying the Derbyshire countryside. Now I can drive again we’re excited to be able to visit Ashover and Chatsworth – which are two of our favourite places to go walking.”

For more information about Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre, including opening times, visiting hours and directions, please visit or call 0333 200 4066.

Last updated on 04 March 2014.

Quality of service at Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.00% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

0.00% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

96 from 102 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Latest reviews of this hospital

Total Right Replacement

I am very pleased to write this review. I cannot thank Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre enough. The very high quality of care from the mi...

26 August 2014

Thrilled - An 'Almost' Enjoyable Couple Of Days

Had a Hip replaced last Friday 8 Aug 2014 at 3.30pm. Home Sunday, pain free Sunday 10 Aug at 6pm. Now a week later and only taking 4 Para...

16 August 2014

Complete Service

I received total hip replacement 8 weeks ago.I asked the surgeon if he could take the pain away and make me better.He did exactly what he...

26 June 2014

Excellent Service Provision

An excellent service provided by well trained people! Right Knee replacement undertaken in an efficient professional manner with special...

9 May 2014

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Had epudural injections in lower back on 8th of April. The staff is very caring and really kind. Always making sure you are ok and checki...

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