Orthopaedics

Conditions treated by the Orthopaedic department include:

  • Surgical and non-surgical management of sport injuries
  • Surgical and non-surgical management of arthritis
  • Surgical and non-surgical management of fractures

Specific areas of expertise  include:

  • Shoulder surgery for arthritis, sport injuries
  • Hip replacement surgery
  • Knee surgery for sport injuries (including ligament reconstructions) and arthritis (knee replacements)
  • Foot and ankle surgery (sport injuries, children’s and adults deformities, neuromuscular, arthritis, trauma)
  • Hand surgery

Walk-in patients can be accommodated and the department accepts referrals for trauma patients and from the Emergency department.  All plastering, casting and minor suturing can be done within the department, with more serious cases transferred to the operating theatre.