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Amputee Clinic

Location and Contact

Facility: Nepean Hospital

Address: Level 1 North Block

Phone: 4734 1492 or 4734 1795

Fax: 4734 3933

Referral Criteria

 

>18yrs

Lives within NBMLHD

Lower limb amputation and related issues

Or

Lower limb amputees – e.g. partial foot, ankle disarticulation, below knee, knee disarticulation, above knee, hip disarticulation

Exclusion: Upper limb amputees to be referred to amputee clinic at Westmead Hospital

How to Refer

GP to write detailed referral letter

Referrals are to be faxed to clinic

Referrals are then triaged

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

Patient and family contact details need to be documented

Referral Requirements and Pre Diagnosis

Recent pathology, imaging (CT scans, X-rays or MRI results)

List of current medications

Usual gait aids, prosthesis/orthotics

Clinic Days

Speciality Clinic Day(s) of Clinic
Amputee 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month

 

 

 

Friday, 21 July 2017 12:07:39 PM