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High Risk Foot Clinic

High Risk Foot Clinic

Multidisciplinary foot service (includes podiatrist, orthotist, wound CNC, diabetes educator and endocrinologist with access to vascular and orthopaedic surgeons) managing active foot ulcers and foot complications.

Location and Contact

Facility: Nepean Hospital

Address: Outpatient Clinic, West Block, Level 1

Phone: 4734 2959

Fax: 4734 1122

For urgent referrals, please contact our wound CNC on 0408 180 627 during work hours on Monday to Friday.

Referral Criteria

Non-healing foot ulcer or wound

Suspected osteomyelitis or soft tissue infection of the foot

Suspected or diagnosed active Charcot Neuroarthropathy

Gangrene of the lower limb

How to Refer

A referral is required to allocate the patient to the most appropriate clinic.

Referrals are accepted from Medical Practioners, Medical Specialists, NMBLHD service providers or other Ministry of Health services.

Referrals must be addressed to Dr Zheng or to the High Risk Foot Clinic with the following details:

  • Current list of medications

  • Current medical history

  • Latest pathology results (FBC, EUC, HbA1c, fasting lipids)

  • Imaging (X-rays, CT, MRI, arterial studies), if performed


Fax referrals to (02) 4734 1122

The patient will either be called or sent a letter regarding appointment details.


Clinic Days

Monday to Wednesday

8.30AM – 4:00PM

 

 

 

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 3:40:42 PM