Westmead Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service - Westmead Hospital

Osteoporotic refracture prevention Westmead Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

WSLHD Westmead Hospital

Contact details

Fracture Liaison Coordinator

Minh Nguyen

166-174 Darcy Road, Westmead NSW 2145

Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology

0455 998 207

9635 5691

WSLHD-ORP-Westmead@health.nsw.gov.au

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

About this service

Age 50 years and over with minimal trauma fracture; Age 40 years and over with minimal trauma fracture and Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander

Live within the Westmead/Parramatta/Cumberland/Hills LGA areas

  • Multidisciplinary team includes:
    • Endocrinologist
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Physiotherapist
  • Intervention provided:
    • Comprehensive assessment, intervention and education with coordinator and MDT
    • 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
    • Liaison with GP and other specialists
  • Common referrals
    • Community-based exercise programs
    • Community based Allied Health
    • Get Healthy
    • Bone Mineral Density Scan
Virtual Care available using Video and/or Telephone Wheelchair accessible

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