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NSW Osteoporotic Refracture Prevention Service Directory

Central Coast Local Health District

Gosford and Wyong Hospitals

Wyong Community Health Centre, Level 1,38A Pacific Highway, Wyong, NSW 2259

Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Clinic

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Kelly Armstrong

Contact

Phone: 02 4356 9309 | 0434 323 230
Fax: 02 4356 9388
Email: Kelly.Armstrong@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Eligibility

People aged 50-75years who have sustained a Minimal Trauma Fracture living within the Central Coast Local Health District.

Service provided
Assessment
  • Consultation with specialist endocrinologist
  • Comprehensive bone health screening and falls risk assessment
  • Bone mineral density scan & pathology referral
Interventions
  • Detailed treatment management plan & recommendations provided to GP
  • Development of personalised bone health management plan
  • Bone health, Osteoporosis risk factors and falls prevention education
  • Referrals to other services as indicated: - including falls prevention programs, physiotherapy, occupational therapy &dietician
Follow-up
  • Follow up reviews 3,6 and 12 months

Far West Local Health District

Broken Hill Health Service

Integrated Care for People with Chronic Conditions

Broken Hill Hospital - Community Health
Thomas St, Broken Hill NSW 2880

Contact

TBA
Phone: 08 8080 1729
Fax: 08 8088 5930
Email: TBA

Days of operation: Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm

Eligibility

50 years and over (40 years and over Aboriginal people); minimal trauma fracture; no history of metastatic bone disease. Referrals are accepted from emergency department, fracture clinic teams, in patient wards and general practitioners (GPs).

Service provided
Assessment
  • Individual bone health assessments
  • Referral for DEXA scans
Interventions
  • Education and support for self-management
  • Referral to Dietitian
  • Referral to Physiotherapy and exercise programs
  • Liaison with patient’s GP
Follow-up
  • Regular phone call follow-up offered

Outreach: Nil currently

Hunter New England Local Health District

John Hunter Hospital / Royal Newcastle Centre

Lookout Road, New Lambton Heights, NSW 2305

Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinators: Margot Paterson and Shelley Dunlap

Contact

Fiona Niddrie, Rheumatology Clinical Nurse Consultant
Phone: 02 4922 3956 | 02 4922 3506
Fax: 02 4922 3652
Email: Fiona.Niddrie@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Monday - Thursday; 8:00am – 4:30pm

Eligibility

Minimal trauma fractures (over 50 years of age), established osteoporosis, or risk factors of osteoporosis or bone fragility. Referral required addressed to Gabor Major. Referral from GP or specialist is preferable.

Service provided
Team
  • Patients seen in a multidisciplinary clinic with a rheumatologist and FLC’s
Assessment
  • Clinics encompass osteoporosis screening (Bone Mineral Density scan and associated pathology) and fracture prevention education.
Interventions
  • Follow up and referral to support services and other allied health professionals as required.
  • Other services provided include education to healthcare providers and community groups, GP liaison and access and provision of treatment as required. Organisation of infusions or injections as required.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Port Kembla Hospital

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
89-91 Cowper St, Warrawong NSW 2502

Osteoporosis Re-Fracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Tori Esler

Contact

Tori Esler, Fracture Liaison Coordinator
Phone: 02 4223 8539 | 0436 659 116
Fax: 02 4223 8007
Email: Islhd-portkembla-ORP@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Monday – Friday; 8:00am-4:30pm

Clinics: Wed 10:00am – 12:00pm, Thurs 9:00am - 12:00pm and Friday 9:30am – 12:00pm

Eligibility

Patients 50 years and greater with Minimal Trauma Fracture, or 40 years and greater and identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

Service provided
Assessment
  • Referrals for bone density testing (DEXA) performed on site
Interventions
  • Development of personalised management plan
  • Education Osteoporosis risk factors and falls
  • Referrals to other services as required e.g. falls prevention groups, physiotherapy, dietetics, social work
  • Liaison with GP and other specialists
Outreach
Coledale District Hospital, Bulli District Hospital, The Wollongong Hospital and Shellharbour Hospital


Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
2 Scenic Dr, Nowra NSW 2541

Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Clare Eastment

Contact

Phone: 02 4423 9283 | 02 4423 9272 | 0436 659 115
Fax: 02 4423 9700
Email: islhd-shoalhaven-ORP@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Tuesday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Clinics: Tuesday 8:00am to 12:00pm

Eligibility

Patients 50 years and greater with Minimal Trauma Fracture.

Service provided
Assessment
  • Referrals for bone density testing (DEXA) performed on site
Interventions
  • Development of personalised management plan
  • Education Osteoporosis risk factors and falls
  • Referrals to other services as required e.g. falls prevention groups, physiotherapy, dietetics, social work
  • Liaison with GP and other specialists
Outreach

St Georges Basin and Milton Ulladulla Hospital.

Mid North Coast Local Health District

Coffs Harbour Health Campus

Suite G10, Ground Floor, Specialist Medical Centre
343 Pacific Highway, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

Fracture Prevention Clinic

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Sandy Fraser

Contact

Phone: 02 6656 7643 | 02 6656 5342 | 0409 985 740
Fax: 02 6656 7687
Email: sandy.fraser@health.nsw.gov.au
Mail: Fracture Prevention Clinic, Locked Bag 812, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

Days of operation: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5pm

Clinics: Mondays 9.00am – 12.30pm

Eligibility

Minimal trauma fracture (or abnormal bone density results), 50 years and over presenting to Coffs Harbour Health Campus. Residents of Coffs Harbour, Bellingen and Nambucca local governement areas.

Service provided

Team

  • Patients are seen in the Fracture Prevention Clinic with a Specialist Physician - Geriatrician and Fracture Liaison Coordinator

Assessment

  • Referrals for bone density, blood testing
Interventions
  • Development of treatment plans
  • Liaison with GPs and specialists
  • Osteoporosis and falls prevention education
  • Referrals to other services as required e.g. falls prevention groups such as Stepping On, Tai Chi for falls prevention, physiotherapy

Port Macquarie Base Hospital

1-31 Wrights Rd, Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444

Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Program

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Phil Rudd

Contact

Phone: 02 5524 2161 | 0439 883 682
Fax: 02 5524 2139
Email: Philip.Rudd@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation:Mondays, Wednesdays 8:00am – 4:30pm

Monday 8:00am – 12:30pm, Wed 12:30pm – 5:00pm

Eligibility

Minimal trauma fracture, established osteoporosis or risk factors, over 50 years, GP referral required

Service provided

Team

  • Patients are seen in the Fracture Prevention Clinic with a Specialist Physician - Geriatrician and Fracture Liaison Coordinator

Assessment

  • Referrals for bone density, blood testing
Interventions
  • Development of treatment plans
  • Liaison with GPs and specialists
  • Osteoporosis and falls prevention education
  • Referrals to other services as required e.g. falls prevention groups such as Stepping On, Tai Chi for falls prevention, physiotherapy

Murrumbidgee Local Health District

Griffith Base Hospital

Noorebar Ave, Griffith NSW 2680

Murrumbidgee Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Susanna Wu

Contact

Kathy Drum, MSK Coordinator
Phone: 02 5943 2467
Fax: 02 5943 2475
Email: katherine.drum@health.nsw.gov.au

Service
Phone: 02 6969 5648
Fax: 02 6969 5849
Email: Susanna.wu@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Service in development

Eligibility

Service in development

Service provided

Service in development


Wagga Wagga Base Hospital

Edward Street, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

Murrumbidgee Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Katrina Baun

Contact

Kathy Drum, MSK Coordinator
Phone: 02 5943 2467
Fax: 02 5943 2475
Email: katherine.drum@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Tuesday 8:30am-12:30pm, Wednesday-Fri; 8:30am – 5pm

Eligibility

Minimal Trauma Fracture – presentation at WWBH ED for management of fracture, aged over 50.
Can be referred as required

Service provided

Assessment

  • Participants are identified through presentations to the Wagga Wagga Base Hospital ED.
Interventions
  • The Fracture Liaison Nurse provides access to bone health education for participants and healthcare providers across the Murrumbidgee region
  • Referrals to other health & community services as required for individuals
  • Liaison with GPs and specialists
Follow-up
  • Follow-up support to access services.

Outreach: Phone assessments available, Griffith in pre-implementation stage.

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

Nepean Hospital

Level 1, North Block, Aged Care and Rehabilitation Centre
Derby St, Kingswood NSW 2747

Nepean Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Program

Fracture Care Prevention Coordinator: Aaron Hall

Contact

Phone: 02 4734 1772 | Fax: 02 4734 3933
Email: Aaron.Hall@health.nsw.gov.au | josephine.simic@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Clinics: Monday 9:00am – 1:00pm
Exercise class Wednesday and Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm
FLC sees inpatients on wards throughout the week

Eligibility

History of symptomatic or asymptomatic osteoporotic fragility fracture or minimal trauma fracture. 50 years and over.

Exclusion Criteria: Metastatic bone disease or Myeloma, residing in residential aged care facility.

Service provided
Team
  • Patients seen by multidisciplinary team including Geriatrician, Physiotherapist, and Dietitian.
Interventions
  • Bone health and falls prevention education provided. Referral to appropriate services within Nepean & Blue Mountains area; for example Falls Prevention Class, Wii balance class and Bone health exercise class etc
  • Correspondence sent to GP’s and patient.
  • Inpatient education provided to patients identified with a MTF at Nepean Hospital by the FLC
  • Liaison with Orthogeriatrics team

Northern NSW Local Health District

Grafton Base Hospital

Arthur Street, Grafton NSW 2460

Clarence Valley Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Stacey Kroehnert

Contact

Phone: 02 6641 8915 | 0437 189 540
Email: Stacey.Kroehnert@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation:

  • Monday 8:30am – 3:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday 8:30am - 3:00pm

Clinics: Tuesday (x2 per month) 10:00am-1:30pm

Eligibility

Age 50 years and over (Age 40 years and over Aboriginal people); minimal trauma fracture; no history of metastatic bone disease.

Referrals are accepted from ED, fracture clinic teams, in patient wards and GPs.

Services provided
Team
  • Patients are seen by the Fracture Liaison Co-ordinator and Staff Specialist Physician.
Assessment
  • Patients are offered a comprehensive review of osteoporosis risk factors, blood tests and bone mineral density scan.
Interventions
  • Osteoporosis medication regimen started (if indicated)
  • Self-management support for required lifestyle modifications discussed and planned with the patient.
  • Handover of osteoporosis management is then given back to the GP.
Follow-up
  • Further review at the clinic only if specialist intervention is identified by the GP.
  • Regular phone call follow-up offered by the Fracture Liaison Coordinator to monitor medication and support of lifestyle modification as per the agreed care plan.

Lismore Base Hospital

PO Box 419, 60 Uralba Street, Lismore NSW 2480

Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Craig Knox

Contact

Phone: 02 6624 0378 | 0447 287 619
Fax: 02 6620 2632
Email: craig.knox@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm

Clinics: Alternate Tuesdays and Fridays in Outpatient Clinics of Lismore Base Hospital, 9:00am to 12:30pm.

Eligibility

People over 50 presenting to the ED of Lismore Base Hospital and those attending the fracture clinic team after a minimal trauma fracture.

Services provided
Team
  • Patients can be referred on to the ORPC where they are seen by the Fracture Liaison Coordinator and Geriatrician.
Assessment
  • Referrals for Bone Mineral Density testing and pathology. Patients offered comprehensive review of bone mineral density results, blood tests, and relevant osteoporosis risk factors.
Interventions
  • Currently trialling a program of early identification and referral to GPs to encourage early assessment and management by the GP.
  • Osteoporosis medication regimen started at the clinic and self-management support for lifestyle modifications required discussed and planned with the patient.
Follow-up
  • Follow up communications with GP and patients at 12/52, 12/12 and 24/12 to observe compliance with investigation and initiation of therapies as well as lifestyle modifications
  • Handover of osteoporosis management is given back to the GP with further review at the clinic only if specialist intervention is identified by the GP. Regular phone call follow-up offered to monitor medication and support of lifestyle modification as per the agreed care plan.

Tweed Heads/Byron Health Service

PO Box 905, Powell Street, Tweed Heads 2485

Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Program

Contact
Luke Schultz (LBV MSK Lead)

Phone: 07 5506 7376
Fax: 07 5506 7578

Days of operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm

Clinics: Wednesday in the Tweed Hospital Outpatients Department, 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Eligibility

Patients presenting to Tweed/Byron Health Service Group facilities with a minimal trauma fracture, 50 years and over.

Referrals from GPs and other medical specialists with a diagnosis of low bone mineral density for review and management through the osteoporosis refracture prevention clinic.

Services provided
Team
  • Patients are seen by a multidisciplinary team including Endocrinologist and Fracture Liaison Coordinator.
Assessment
  • Prior to attending clinic patients have a BMD and pathology. An osteoporosis risk assessment screen is performed by the Fracture Liaison Coordinator.
  • A comprehensive review of test results is offered by Endocrinologist
Interventions
  • Appropriate treatment initiated by Endocrinologist. Education sessions and advice on lifestyle modifications are available from the Fracture Liaison Coordinator. Osteoporosis management is then handed back to the GP with review at clinic only if specialist intervention is indicated.
Follow-up
  • Regular phone call follow up is offered to monitor medication and support lifestyle modifications.

Northern Sydney Local Health District

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital

Bernard Curran Rehabilitation Unit
Gate 6, Derby Road, Hornsby NSW 2077

Osteoporosis Re-Fracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Jason Li

Contact

Phone: 02 9477 9946
Fax: 02 9477 5684
Email: NSLHD-HKH-BCRU@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm

Tuesday and Wednesday mornings 8:30-11:30

Eligibility

Age over 50 with a minimal trauma fracture.

Service provided
Assessment
  • Specialist Review followed by DXA and assessment with fracture liaison coordinator then pathology.
Interventions
  • Comprehensive osteoporosis refracture prevention service with co-location of assessment, screening, DXA scanning, treatment, rehabilitation and falls prevention available in the one setting.
Follow-up
  • Review as per Specialist and for infusions, otherwise as indicated.

Northern Beaches Hospital

Outpatient Clinic, Ground Floor
105 Frenchs Forest Road (West)
Frenchs Forest NSW 2086

Osteoporosis Re-Fracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Sandy Denton

Contact

Phone: 02 9105 5020 | 02 9105 5021
Fax: 02 9105 5158
Email: sandra.denton@healthscope.com.au

Days of operation: Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm
RN: Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm and Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Clinics: Friday 1:00pm-5:00pm

Eligibility

Age over 50 with a minimal trauma fracture.

Services provided
Team
  • Rheumatology Specialist and Fracture Liaison Coordinator
Assessment
  • Assessment of osteoporosis and falls risk factors.
  • Pathology and DEXA Scanner also available on site.
Interventions
  • The clinic provides a report back to GP with plan; referrals to other services as indicated (such as Bone Mineral Density testing, falls clinic, physiotherapy, exercises classes); commencement of Osteoporosis medication if required; Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention Education
Follow-up
  • Follow- up in clinic with specialist as required.

Royal North Shore Hospital

Clinic 1, Ambulatory Care Centre
Level 3, Acute Services Building
Reserve Road, St Leonards NSW 2065

Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Clinic

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Lillias Nairn

Contact
: ORP Admin

Phone: 02 9462 9745 | 02 9463 1848 | 0476 830 406
Fax: 02 9463 2092
Email: lillias.nairn@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm

Initial assessment appointments available all weekdays except Thursday.
Specialist clinic Mondays 8:30am-1:00pm

Eligibility

People aged 50 years and over (or under 50 years and post- menopausal), living in the RNSH catchment, who have had a recent minimal trauma fracture.

Services provided
Assessment
  • Comprehensive osteoporosis screening including assessment of osteoporosis and falls risk factors: Bone Density Scanning and pathology available on site.
Interventions
  • Specialist consult with either Rheumatologist or Endocrinologist; report back to GP; referrals to other services as indicated (such as falls clinic, physiotherapy, dietician, exercise classes, etc.); Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention Education and self-management
Follow-up
  • Reviews at 6, 12, 24 month follow-up.

Ryde Hospital

Graythwaite Rehabilitation Centre
Level 1, 37 Fourth Avenue, Eastwood NSW 2122

Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Karen Thomas

Contact

Santina Murgida
Phone: 02 9858 7888 Pager 54711, Tuesday and Friday | 02 9858 7155
Email: NSLHD-GraythwaiteRehabilitation@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Tuesday and Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Eligibility

Patients over 50 years of age presenting to Ryde Hospital with a MTF and living in the Ryde Hospital catchment.

Services provided
Assessment
  • The Service provides referral for osteoporosis screening (Bone Mineral Density scan and associated pathology) and a consultation with the ORP Service medical specialist.
Interventions
  • Patients will meet with the Fracture Liaison Coordinator for fracture and falls prevention education, and referral to health and community services as required, e.g. Falls Prevention programs.

St Vincent’s Health Network

Xavier Building
390 Victoria St, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010

Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Program

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Emma Pauley

Contact

Phone: 02 8382 3360
Fax: 02 8382 3345
Email: svhs.orpclinic@svha.org.au

Days of operation: Monday to Friday 8:00am - 4:45pm

Eligibility

Aged over 50 and sustained minimal trauma fracture

Services provided
Team
  • Patients are seen in a clinic by a medical officer and Fracture Liaison Coordinator
Assessment
  • Referrals for bone density testing (DEXA) and pathology
Interventions
  • Initiation of medical treatments as indicated
  • Provide education about osteoporosis risk factors and falls risk assessment
  • Referrals to other services as required e.g. falls prevention groups
  • Liaison with GP and other specialists

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

Prince of Wales Hospital & Royal Hospital for Women

Barker Street, Randwick NSW 2031

Osteoporosis Fracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Daniel Wu

Contact

Daniel Wu, Fracture Liaison Coordinator
Phone: 02 9113 2867
Fax: 02 9113 3979
Email: Daniel.Wu@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation:

  • Monday, 8:30am - 12:00pm, The Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Thursday, 8:30am - 12:00pm, The Royal Hospital for Women (female patients only)

Clinics: Monday morning General Endocrine Clinic, Thursday morning Osteoporosis Clinic.

Eligibility

Aged over 50 years, presenting to ED with minimal trauma fracture.

GP referral required.

Services provided
Team
  • Patients are seen in a clinic by an Endocrinologist and Fracture Liaison Coordinator
Assessment
  • Referrals for bone density testing (DEXA) and pathology performed onsite
Interventions
  • Development of personalised Bone Health Management Plan
  • Provide education about osteoporosis risk factors and falls risk assessment
  • Referrals to other services as required e.g. falls prevention groups, physiotherapy, dietetics.
  • Liaison with GP and other specialists

St George Hospital

Department of Aged Care
3 Chapel St, Kogarah NSW 2217

Osteoporosis Fracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Daniel Wu

Contact

Daniel Wu, Fracture Liaison Coordinator
Phone: 02 9113 2867
Fax: 02 9113 3979
Email: Daniel.Wu@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Eligibility

Aged over 50 years, presenting to ED with minimal trauma fracture.

GP referral required.

Services provided
Team
  • Patients are seen in a clinic by a medical officer and Fracture Liaison Coordinator
Assessment
  • Referrals for bone density testing (DEXA) and pathology performed onsite
Interventions
  • Development of personalised Bone Health Management Plan
  • Provide education about osteoporosis risk factors and falls risk assessment
  • Referrals to other services as required e.g. falls prevention groups, physiotherapy, dietetics.
  • Liaison with GP and other specialists

The Sutherland Hospital

Allied Health Department
Kingsway & Kareena Rd, Caringbah NSW 2229

Osteoporosis Fracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Daniel Wu

Contact

Daniel Wu, Fracture Liaison Coordinator
Phone: 02 9113 2867
Fax: 02 9113 3979
Email: Daniel.Wu@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Wednesday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Eligibility

Aged over 50 years, presenting to ED with minimal trauma fracture.

GP referral required.

Services provided
Team
  • Patients are seen in a clinic by a medical officer and Fracture Liaison Coordinator
Assessment
  • Referrals for bone density testing (DEXA) and pathology performed onsite
Interventions
  • Development of personalised Bone Health Management Plan
  • Provide education about osteoporosis risk factors and falls risk assessment
  • Referrals to other services as required e.g. falls prevention groups, physiotherapy, dietetics.
  • Liaison with GP and other specialists

South Western Sydney Local Health District

Liverpool Hospital

Elizabeth St, Liverpool NSW, 2170

Osteoporosis Fracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Julia Gaudin

Contact

Julia Gaudin, Fracture Liaison Coordinator
Phone: 02 8738 4088
Fax: 02 8738 3561
Email: Julia.Gaudin@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation
FLC – 3 clinic days (Tues/Wed/Thurs)
ORP Medical Officer Clinic (Thurs - AM)

Eligibility

Aged over 50 years, with minimal trauma fracture

Services provided
Assessment
  • Review of eligible patients by FLC
  • Bone health and falls risk assessment
  • Coordination of DEXA and pathology
Interventions
  • Review by Rheumatologist with commencement of intervention

Southern NSW Local Health District

South East Regional Hospital, Bega

4 Virginia Drive, Bega, NSW 2550

Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Brett Anderson

Contact

Phone: 02 0400 389 975

Days of operation: TBA

Eligibility

TBA

Service provided

TBA

Sydney Local Health District

Concord Repatriation Hospital

Department of Endocrinology, Level 6, Concord Hospital Medical Centre
Hospital Road, Concord NSW 2139

Concord Hospital Secondary Fracture Prevention Program

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Dr Jeff Ahn

Contact

Dr Kirtan Ganda or Prof Markus Seibel
Phone: 02 9767 7647
Fax: 02 9767 7472
Email: kirtan.ganda@sydney.edu.au | markus.seibel@sydney.edu.au

Days of operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Clinics:

  • Thursday, 9:00am - 5:00pm for general secondary fracture prevention program
  • Monday and Thursday, 1:00pm - 5:00pm for Dept. of Veterans Affairs-funded secondary fracture prevention program
Eligibility

Age over 45 years; minimal trauma fracture sustained.

Services provided

Medical and educational services for men and women with minimal trauma fractures.


Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Rheumatology Department, QEII Building
59 Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050

Secondary Fracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Harrison Adams

Contact

Phone: 02 9515 3631
Fax: 02 9515 9333
Email: Harrison.Adams@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Monday - Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm

Clinic: Friday morning

Eligibility

We primarily screen for patients over 50 years of age who have sustained minimal trauma fracture. Including presentations to emergency department, inpatients, outpatient clinics e.g. rheumatology and aged care. GP referrals accepted.

Services provided
Team
  • Patients to be seen by a multidisciplinary team with a rheumatology staff specialist and Fracture Liaison Coordinator
  • The aim is to provide a ‘one stop shop’ to identify, assess and treat people with low bone density
Assessment
  • Screening for osteoporosis and secondary fracture prevention interventions are provided
  • Bone Mineral Densitometry, blood collection
Interventions
  • Infusion service and provision of patient education

Western NSW Local Health District

Bathurst Base Hospital

361-365 Howick St, Bathurst NSW 2795

Best Bones - Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Program

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Sandra Hamer

Contact

Phone: 02 6330 5807 | 0418 766 053
Fax: 02 6334 2589
Email: sandra.hamer@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm

Clinic: Monday afternoon

Eligibility

Minimal Trauma Fracture over 50, including minor fractures if other risk factors identified.
Not a RACF resident

Services provided
Assessment
  • Phone contact or in clinic to arrange DEXA and pathology
  • Initial assessment of bone health and falls risk
Interventions
  • Referral to services as required
Follow-up
  • Follow-up provided at regular intervals to 2 years

Orange Health Service

Orange Base Hospital

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Amy Archer

Contact
Phone: 02 6369 7308
Email: amy.archer@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: TBA

Eligibility

TBA

Service provided

TBA

Western Sydney Local Health District

Blacktown Hospital

University Clinic and Research Centre, Marcel Cres, Blacktown NSW 2148

Blacktown Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Allison Sigmund

Contact

Phone: 02 9851 6143
Fax: 02 9851 6006 (referrals)
Email: wslhd-orp-blacktown@health.nsw.gov.au

Days of operation: Wednesday and Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm

Clinics

  • Wednesday 1pm - 4:30pm weekly
  • Friday 9am - 4:30pm fortnightly
Eligibility

Minimal trauma fracture, aged over 50.
Via Fracture Clinic, referral from GP.

Services provided
Assessment
  • On-site bone mineral densitometry
  • Medical specialist assessment and review
  • Physiotherapy assessment within clinic

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra Hospital and Health Services

Yamba Drive, Garran ACT 2605

Fracture Liaison Coordinator: Chrysta Bridge

Contact

Sayerah Deasey
Phone: 02 6174 7638
Email: flservice@act.gov.au

Days of operation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1pm – 5pm

Eligibility

Patients over 50 years of age attending the fracture clinic determined to have minimal trauma fracture (excludes, feet, hands, skull and face).

Services provided

Referred to GP for commencement of therapy.

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