Mexborough Elective Orthopaedic Centre of Excellence (MEOC)

The Mexborough Elective Orthopaedic Centre of Excellence (ME-O-C for short) provides elective orthopaedic surgery for patients in Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Doncaster, and Rotherham.

Contact service

The MEOC performs orthopaedic surgery for the following areas:

  • Hand and wrist
  • Foot and ankle
  • Arm and shoulder
  • Knee and hip replacement

The centre is a specialised unit and will operate 50 weeks per year, initially for five days per week, undertaking two four-hour sessions per day, rising to a six day service with 2.5 sessions per day from mid 2024.

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Contact the MEOC

Nurse base phone number: 01709 649312

Take a tour of the MEOC

See what it is like inside the new facility through an interactive tour.

Click to access a full map showing the entrance to the MEOC, located close to the Fred and Ann Green Rehabilitation Centre within Montagu Hospital. From there you can explore the unit and walk through each of the clinical and ward areas.

A video is also available below to show what the unit looked like before opening.

Getting to the MEOC

By car: Mexborough is served by a number of major roads, and is 11.7 miles away from the M1 and 5.3 miles away from the A1. The site is also served by the Dearne Valley Parkway which separates Rotherham and Barnsley.

At Montagu Hospital there are 130 pay and display spaces in addition to 35 disabled bays. Limited off-site parking also exists.

The town is also served by numerous taxi services throughout South Yorkshire, including Uber and bus services.

A shuttle service also runs every hour between the hours of 8am and 6pm every weekday from Montagu Hospital and Doncaster Royal Infirmary. The cost to ride is 50p each way.

By train: An hourly Northern service runs between Doncaster, Conisborough, Mexborough, Swinton and Rotherham Central. No direct rail currently exists between Barnsley and Mexborough.

Patient transport: Patient transport will be provided based upon pre-assessment​ documentation (from respective trusts) to support patients for whom transport is a barrier to accessing care.

Patient Information leaflets

Your surgery at Mexborough Elective Orthopaedic Centre of Excellence (MEOC)

About the MEOC

More information about the MEOC can be found here.

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