Amputee rehabilitation unit information

Your care at our inpatient unit for amputee rehabilitation

The amputee rehabilitation unit (ARU) provides specialist rehabilitation for adults who have undergone major amputation. 

Location

How to access our service

You must have a written referral from your hospital doctor, consultant or GP.

Visiting the unit

  • visiting time is 11am-8.30pm

  • no more than two visitors per bed

  • we operate a protected mealtime service between 12 noon and 1pm and 5pm to 6pm

  • special arrangements for visiting must be made with the nurse in charge

  • children must be accompanied by an adult.

Team

  • Jodie Spyrou – amputee rehabilitation unit clinical lead

    Tel: 020 3049 7752

    Email: jodie.spyrou@gstt.nhs.uk

  • Rupert Maher - service manager, amputee rehabilitation and orthotics

    Tel: 020 3049 7700

    Email: rupert.maher@gstt.nhs.uk

  • Angela McCrae - head of specialist rehabilitation services

    Tel: 020 3049 7700

Useful links

BLESMA - The British Limbless Ex-Servicemen Association promotes the welfare of men and women who have lost a limb or limbs, or one or both eyes, or the use of limbs as a result of service in any branch of Her Majesty's Forces or Auxiliary Forces.

Limbless AssociationUK charity for people with limb-loss, their family, friends and carers and the industry and healthcare professionals who support them. 

UK Limb Loss Information Centre - an online resource to guide individuals with congenital or acquired limb loss and their friends, family and carers through the emotional, physical and psychological process of coming to terms with limb loss.

Reach - The association for children with hand or arm deficiency.

STEPS - association for families of children with lower limb abnormalities.

 
 

Location

Amputee rehabilitation unit (ARU)
Lambeth community care centre
Monkton Street
London SE11 4TX

Tel: 020 3049 6912

Referrals

Please see our referral guide for amputee rehabilitation services.

Patient leaflets

Welcome to the amputee rehabilitation unit (PDF 113Kb)

More information about the amputee rehabilitation unit (PDF 68Kb)