This twice weekly clinic is a referral service for GP's and Physiotherapists. Our aim is for Far North Queensland patients to not have to wait extended periods of time for acute orthopaedic conditions.
The clinic is suitable to:
Public patients seeking acute injury care are best referred to the fracture clinic at the Cairns Hospital where they will be managed in an expedient and professional manner.
The process to access the acute injury clinic is for your health professional to:
A GP referral will be required to see a surgeon, however if referral has been sent from a physiotherapist an appointment can be made with our Sports Medicine Registrar - Dr Kira James who would assess the injury and refer to one of our orthopaedic surgeons if deemed necessary.