Health Professionals Information
Details of Service:
Western Health provides the following service for patients who require assessment and management of orthopedic conditions.
The Orthopaedic services at Western Health Service are publicly funded. There is no out of pocket fee associated with this service.
Please ensure that all referrals have a clinicians name on it or it will be unable to be accepted.
The service provides support for the following conditions:
- Long standing Anterior Cruciate Issues
- Carpal Tunnel
- Supraspinatus concerns
- Mr Ish Hussaini
Current Session Times
All sessions are located at Melton Health and Community Services Green Building.
Orthopaedic appointments are offered on Wednesdays.
Please ensure that all recent blood tests, pathology, imaging etc are attached to the referrals.
Providing relevant investigations and results will assist in appropriate and timely triage of your patients.
The following conditions are NOT able to be seen at Western Health and it is suggested they are referred to a tertiary hospital.
- Second opinions
- Spinal conditions
- Patients with a BMI >36
- Acute (within 6 weeks) Injuries