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The Acute Medical Unit is for patients with very serious medical problems.
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The Acute Medical Unit aims to provide best practice in our purpose built environment for patients referred by their GPs with acute medical illnesses.
We are one of the largest Acute Medical Unit's (AMU) in the country with its own direct access.
We provide a facility that allows us to assess, evaluate and treat patients with a wide range of acute medical problems and conditions in our purpose-built clinical area.
As well as our GP referrals we also receive patients from community matrons, walk in centres and outpatient services.
Immediately on arrival, patients will be booked in by our reception staff and then seen by a senior triage nurse using a combination of Manchester triage guidelines and a medical early warning system (MEWS); thus ensuring that most urgent cases are seen first.
Acute Medical Unit (UNIT)
Acute & Emergency Care
Reception telephone: 0151 706 2964 / 0151 706 2965