St John's Short Stay Elective
£8.2 million Short Stay Elective Surgery Centre (SSESC) now open at St John's Hospital.
This exciting new development is now open and treating patients from across Lothian, helping to improve patient care and boost hospital efficiency.
The state-of-the-art surgical centre provides a range of treatments including tonsillectomies, gall bladder operations, nasal surgery, hand surgery and hernia repairs.
As part of the overall project, the endoscopy unit, the flagship decontamination unit and the observation ward have also been created. At the same time, specially-designed offices have been built, while wards have been developed, renovated and relocated.
Last Reviewed: 01/06/2011