Bathurst Joint Partners - Bathurst Base Hospital

Osteoarthritis chronic care program Bathurst Joint Partners

WNSWLHD Bathurst Base Hospital

Contact details

Musculoskeletal Coordinator

Sandra Hamer

Howick St Bathurst NSW 2795

Bathurst Hospital

(02) 63305807

(02) 63342589

WNSWLHD-Bathurst-JointPartners@health.nsw.gov.au

Monday  8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday  Closed
Wednesday  8am - 4:30pm
Thursday  Closed
Friday  8am - 4:30pm
Saturday  Closed
Sunday  Closed

About this service

Patient on the waiting list for elective total hip or knee replacement; Referral from specialist for conservative management

Referrals accepted for people with a Body Mass Index (BMI) >40 who are not eligible to go on the waiting list for joint replacement surgery.

  • Multidisciplinary team includes:
    • Physiotherapist
  • Intervention provided:
    • Comprehensive assessment, intervention and education with coordinator
    • Prescription of home exercise program
    • Development of Personalised Management Plan
    • Liaison with GP and other specialists
  • Common referrals
    • Community-based exercise programs
    • Multidisciplinary Allied Health teams within hospital
    • Community based Allied Health
    • Get Healthy
    • My Aged Care
Virtual Care available using Video and/or Telephone Wheelchair accessible

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