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Clinician Led

On this page you can find information about the services that are run by healthcare professionals which you may encounter before and after amputation including: hospital wards, diabetes foot clinics, rehabilitation centres and many others.

Clinician Led

On this page you can find information about the services that are run by healthcare professionals which you may encounter before and after amputation including: hospital wards, diabetes foot clinics, rehabilitation centres and many others.

Contact details:

Clinical Lead: Dr David Henderson-Slater
Address: The Oxford Centre for Enablement,
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre,
Windmill Road, Headington,
Oxford, 0X3 7HE
Telephone: 01865 227 295

Oxford Centre for Enablement (OCE)

OCE is a NHS rehabilitation centre that specialises in all aspects of disability and rehabilitation. OCE offers both in-patient as well as out-patient services for patients with a variety of conditions.

If you are due to have or have had an amputation, your clinician (such as: surgeon, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, specialist nurse, GP, etc) may refer you to the Amputee Rehabilitation Centre, which is a clinic offered by OCE (also referred to as a CPAC clinic). Depending on your specific needs and stage in the care pathway, you may see more than one professional during this appointment. OCE, located on the grounds of Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre work within a multidisciplinary team to assess your needs and together with you, decide the most suitable care plan moving forward. The professionals you may encounter include: consultants, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, prosthetist, specialist nurses, clinical engineers, orthotists and counsellor.

The OCE is primarily funded through the NHS, but suitable patients with other sources of funding are also seen.

Visit the OCE website for more details.


John Radcliffe Hospital

Part of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH), the John Radcliffe Hospital offers a specialised Vascular Ward on Level 6A that provides emergency and planned treatment for patients. If you are due to have an amputation for vascular reasons (such as diabetes, peripheral arterial disease, etc.), you are likely to be admitted to this ward both before and after the surgery. Specialist nurses and other professionals who are experts in working with limbloss patients will be able to help you and your family through this life-changing event. The John Radcliffe Hospital can refer patients to the Oxford Centre for Enablement, if suitable.

Visit the John Radcliffe Hospital pages on the OUH website for more details.

Contact details:

Ward Sister: Fiona Turner
Address: Headley Way, Headington,
Oxford, OX3 9DU
Telephone: 01865 221 802 / 01865 221 804


Contact details:

Address: Old Road, Headington,
Oxford, OX3 7LE
Telephone: 0300 304 7777

Churchill Hospital

Part of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH), the Churchill Hospital is a centre of excellence for cancer services, offering a variety of other specialties. If you are due to have or have had an amputation due to cancer, you are likely to be treated at this hospital. The Churchill Hospital can refer patients to the Oxford Centre for Enablement, if suitable.

Visit the Churchill Hospital pages on the OUH website for more details.


Horton General Hospital

Part of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) the Horton General Hospital is an acute hospital that offers a variety of services to patients in Banbury and the surrounding areas. If you are due to have, or have had an amputation, you might be treated at this hospital. The Horton General Hospital can refer patients to the Oxford Centre for Enablement, if suitable.

Visit the Horton General Hospital pages on the OUH website for more details.

Contact details:

Address: Oxford Road,
Banbury, OX16 9AL
Telephone: 0300 304 7777


Contact details:

Address: London Road,
Reading, RG1 5AN
Telephone: 0118 322 5111

Royal Berkshire Hospital

Part of Royal berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, this hospital may perform amputations due to various causes: vascular, trauma, cancer, etc. The teams at Royal Berkshire Hospital work within a multidisciplinary approach to provide holistic and specialist care to its patients. Royal Berkshire Hospital can refer patients to the Amputee Rehabilitation Service at Oxford Centre for Enablement, if suitable.

Visit the Royal Berkshire Hospital's website for more details.