John Hunter Osteoporosis Re-fracture Prevention Service - John Hunter Hospital

Osteoporotic refracture prevention John Hunter Osteoporosis Re-fracture Prevention Service

HNELHD John Hunter Hospital

Contact details

Fracture Liaison Coordinator

Margot Paterson

Lookout Road, New Lambton Heights, NSW 2305

Rheumatology Department

(02) 49223506

(02) 49236580

Shelley Dunlap -

Fiona Niddrie - Rheumatology Nurse Consultant -

Monday  8.00 am - 4.30pm
Tuesday  Closed
Wednesday  8.00 am - 4.30pm
Thursday  8.00 am - 4.30pm
Friday  Closed
Saturday  Closed
Sunday  Closed

About this service

Age 50 years and over with minimal trauma fracture

Established osteoporosis or risk factors of osteoporosis or bone fragility. Referral required addressed to Gabor Major.

  • Multidisciplinary team includes:
    • Endocrinologist
    • Registered Nurse
    • Rheumatologist
  • Intervention provided:
    • Osteoporosis medication regimen started (if indicated)
    • Bone Health and Falls risk assessment
    • Bone Mineral Density Scan
    • Pathology service and review
    • Medical Specialist review
    • Development of Personalised Management Plan
  • Common referrals
    • Community-based exercise programs
    • Multidisciplinary Allied Health teams within hospital
    • Community based Allied Health
Virtual Care available using Video and/or Telephone Wheelchair accessible

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