The emergency Surgery Unit (ESU) is the admission point for all urgent surgical patients. The unit cares for short stay surgical patients both pre and post operatively.


The unit cares for the following specialities:

  • General Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular
  • Maxillio Facial
  • ENT
  • Trauma and Orthopaedics


The Emergency Surgical Unit can be found on Level 3 at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital.  ESU has dedicated ward managers passionate about delivering safe, personal and effective Care.  For any general enquiries telephone 01254 735200



Melanie Balcombe - Ward Manager

Lisa Zubairy (Nee Carter) - Ward Manager