​South Warwickshire Accelerated Transfer Team (SWATT)

What we do

We are a team of nurses , physiotherapists and technical instructors that facilitate safe early discharge for elective hip and knee replacements.

We provide therapies, wound care and advice in a patient's own home following discharge. Patients remain under the care of a consultant, which means we can fast-track them back via a clinic if necessary. We provide the same support on discharge for certain orthopaedic trauma patients.

We also provide an intravenous antibiotic service and negative pressure wound therapy to patients at home who would otherwise have remained in hospital.


Tel: +44(0)1926 495321 Ext 6838
Tel: +44(0)7785314564

Patient information leaflets and related links

National joint registry
Total hip replacement video
Information for hip replacement patients
Information for knee replacement patients
Anaesthetic booklet
Preparing for surgery
Preparing for surgery video

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