The Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service at Royal North Shore Hospital offers screening for bone fragility and management of osteoporosis for patients aged 50 years and over, living in the North Shore Ryde Health Service catchment area, who have had a minimal (low) trauma fracture. The aim of this clinic is to reduce the risk of further fractures.

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Eligibility

  • Age > 50 years or post-menopausal
  • History of at least one minimal trauma fracture
  • Living in the Royal North Shore and Ryde Hospital catchment

Referral

The service accepts referrals from Orthopaedic Specialists, GPs, Health and Community service providers and from consumers. Referrals can be made completing and faxing the ORP Referral Form (see links below).

  • GP Referral Form:
  • Specialist Referral Form:
  • Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Referral Form:

Faxed completed forms to: 9463 2092 or mail to the clinic address above.

Please contact the Fracture Liaison Coordinator if more information is required.

Urgent cases

Priority for clinic appointments will be given to patients at high risk of refracture, including  patients who have had

  • more than one minimal trauma fracture
  • one or more large fracture (hip, humerus, vertebra)
  • A strong family history of osteoporosis

 Please call Fracture Liaison Coordinator directly on (02) 9463 1848.

Other Information

BMD available on site.

Osteoporosis Australia: http://www.osteoporosis.org.au/

Arthritis and Osteoporosis New South Wales: http://arthritisnsw.org.au/

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Clinic 1, Ambulatory Care Centre

Level 3, Acute Services Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, Reserve Road St Leonards, NSW 2065

Finding Us: Located on level 3 (entry level) of the main hospital building, in the Ambulatory Care Centre

Postal Address:

ATTN: Fracture Liaison Coordinator
Clinic 1, Ambulatory Care Centre
Acute Services Building
Royal North Shore Hospital
Reserve Rd, St Leonards. NSW. 2065

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Mon-Fri, 8:00-16:30.

Specialist appointments available on Mondays 08:30 – 12:30

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Phone: 9463 1848

Mobile: 0476830406

FAX: 9463 2092