The department of Facial Surgery and Orthodontics, formerly Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, at the RUH in Bath is moving to a new home with a new name from Monday 1st April.
From 1st April, the department will be found in Zone C29 in the main body of the RUH. New signs and directions will be in place, to help patients find the new location.
The new outpatient department, with updated patient facilities and equipment, is part of the RUH Trust’s Fit for the Future programme, a redevelopment plan to transform the hospital site and further improve the services provided.
The department has new X-ray equipment, four modern consulting rooms, a fully-equipped orthodontics suite, two minor operations rooms, an updated dental laboratory, and a bright and welcoming reception and waiting area.
Serryth Colbert, Facial Surgery and Orthodontics Consultant said: “The team and I are really excited about the move and we can’t wait to start work in such a fantastic, modern department.
“It’ll make a huge difference as we continue to deliver life- changing care and treatments to the 9,900 new patients we see each year.”
The Facial Surgery and Orthodontics team’s work includes diagnosis and management of facial skin cancer, malignant disease of the jaw and mouth, traumatic facial injuries, facial deformity and pain, oral surgery and orthodontics.