As a Cox Category 1 chamber, we can take any patient, in any diagnostic condition from mild symptoms, through to ventilatory support for the critically ill, including full patient monitoring.
Fully equipped saturation chamber with full mixed gases facility and a 34.4 bar capability. Second chamber is a medical facility which features a walk-in door and can hold up to 10 seated patients or 4 hospital trolleys.
24/7 365 days a year, we offer an emergency service for diving accidents, carbon monoxide poisoning and other life threatening conditions.
Capable of dealing with any hyperbaric emergency, including patients requiring full intensive support. Multiple patients can be treated. Intensive care facilities within both chambers including the ability to defibrillate.
Helipad immediately adjacent to the Unit-allowing immediate access to resuscitation room and chambers.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for air and gas embolisms, DCI, gas gangrene, necrotising fasciitis, post- radiotherapy tissue damage, preparation for surgery in previously irradiated tissue amongst other clinical conditions.
One of 9 Cox Category 1 chambers in the UK. Care Quality Commission registered facility, 22 years experience.
30,000 patients treated in 22 years, 7650 pressurisations, 850 divers treated. 300 patients treated in 2015
Team is led by Dr Tristan Cope Mb ChB FRCA- Hyperbaric Medicine Consultant and comprises specialists in anaesthesia, intensive care and hyperbaric medicine. They are supported by ICU nurses and a strong technical support team providing expert care.