Vascular surgery has been reconfigured across etc region. The vascular oncall will be based at BRI 24/7.
Multiple pathways have been developed below to help guide appropriate use – full guide HERE
Some patients benefit from control of bleeding using embolization techniques, which is a procedure performed by an Interventional Radiologist.
Patients should be treated in their receiving hospital to the maximum of that hospital’s capability, where at all possible. When all local treatment options have been exhausted, the patient should be discussed with one of the Arterial Centres (BRI) with a view to transfer for ongoing management by IR techniques.
Access is very limited to this clinic. It is envisioned by WYVas that access to UVAC for ED patients will be arranged through direct (telephone) referral to either:
- IN hours: Local (HRI) or ON-Call (BRI)Vascular Consultant
- OUT of hours: ON-Call (BRI) Vascular Consultant