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Orthotics - Royal North Shore Hospital

Building 33

Royal North Shore Hopital

Reserve Rd

St Leonards


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Orthotics - Royal North Shore Hospital

Contact us

General enquiries: (02) 9463 2303

Referrals phone: (02) 9463 2303

Fax number: (02) 9926 4066

Email: [email protected]

Opening hours

Monday: 07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday: 07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday: 07:30 - 16:00
Thursday: 07:30 - 16:00
Friday: 07:30 - 16:00

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 What we do

Orthotists provide patient-centred orthotic care in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Orthotists specialise in the assessment, design, manufacture and fit of orthoses to support, correct and protect all parts of the body such as head, spine, legs and feet.

The department specialises in the following areas:

•    Unstable/stable fracture- whole body management
•    Craniotomy/Craniectomy Helmets
•    Pressure Injury/ wound management
•    Risk of recurrent falls/ falls prevention
•    Burns face masks
•    Spinal orthosis review
•    Pressure injury prevention
•    Neuromuscular Orthotic Intervention
•    Multidisciplinary case planning
•    Footwear Assessment
•    Neurology
•    Orthopaedics
•    Developmental Hip Dysplasia
•    Rehabilitation
•    Education

 What to bring

  • Images and scans
  • Test results
  • Referral

 When to visit us

We provide care to inpatients at Royal North Shore Hospital.

A GP can refer a patient to a Royal North Shore Hospital specialist clinic if they believe the patient can benefit from orthotic treatment.


 How to visit us

 Referral information

We provide care to inpatients at Royal North Shore Hospital.

The Orthotics Service prioritises referrals from staff members working within North Shore Ryde Health Service. We accept referrals from:

•    Medical staff
•    Allied health
•    Nursing

Patients within Northern Sydney Local Health District may be able to eligible to see our service however usually they will be required to be triaged through the Ambulatory Care Centre. We do not accept referrals directly from community.

 Other information

Is there a cost to patients to attend the clinic?

Patients referred from public clinics within the hospital are not charged for services.

Patients referred from private sectors are considered a private patient and will be charged accordingly. If you have a referral, please phone the orthotics department for an appointment. There will be a cost associated with any medical/adaptive device, splint or orthosis.