Trauma and orthopaedics (T&O) - patient information

The following are links to leaflets and web sites that we think may be useful to our trauma and orthopaedic patients. 

For a full listing of available resources please go to the Trust’s web directory of patient information

Upper limb: Humeral fracture
Leaflet / Website
Trauma and Orthopaedics (T&O)
You have broken the shaft of your humerus, the middle of the main bone of your upper arm. Many of these fractures can be treated with a brace and will need physiotherapy two to three months after the fracture has happened. This leaflet will explain what will happen after you have left hospital.
Date of production
May 2022
Reference number
Web 555


Would you like the information in these leaflets in another format or language?

We value equality of access to our information and services and are therefore happy to provide the information in these leaflets in Braille, Easy Read, large print, or audio - upon request.

If you would like a copy of this document in your language, please contact the ward or department responsible for your care.

Pacjenci chcący uzyskać kopię tego dokumentu w swoim języku ojczystym powinni skontaktować się z oddziałem lub działem odpowiedzialnym za opiekę nad nimi.

Ak by ste chceli kópiu tohto dokumentu vo vašom jazyku, prosím skontaktujte nemocničné pracovisko, alebo oddelenie zodpovedné za starostlivosť o vás.

Pokud byste měli zájem o kopii tohoto dokumentu ve svém jazyce, kontaktujte prosím oddělení odpovídající za Vaši péči.

Чтобы получить копию этого документа на вашем родном языке, пожалуйста обратитесь вотделение, ответственное за ваше лечение.

Contact us

If you cannot find the leaflet you are looking for, please contact the Patient Information Team. 

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