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Orthopaedics SA and COVID-19

Updated: 23 November 2020

 

ORTHOPAEDICS SA is committed to the health and safety of our patients, staff and the community. We have implemented procedures to help delay the spread of COVID-19 while ensuring patient care is not compromised. We continue to treat new and current patients and look forward to continuing to care for South Australians during this challenging time.

Follow our Facebook page for information and updates and if you have a question that isn’t answered below, please call us on (08) 8267 8267.

ATTENDING OUR ROOMS

Your Surgeon’s PA will contact you to confirm if you appointment will be held in our rooms or via phone.

If you are attending our rooms, please use the hand sanitiser provided upon arrival and departure from our rooms and ensure you stand behind the sneeze screens when talking with our reception team.

To assist with social distancing, please don’t arrive early or late to your appointment and minimise the number of people attending with you. Anyone attending our rooms who is not a patient or essential support person will be asked to wait outside.

 

 

DO NOT ATTEND

Do not attend our rooms if you:

  • Are unwell with COVID-19 symptoms
  • Are awaiting COVID-19 test results
  • Have arrived from overseas or interstate in the last 14 days
  • Have been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19
  • Have visited the contact tracing locations listed by SA Health

If you meet any of these criteria, please call your Surgeons PA at Orthopedics SA for advice on how to proceed.

TELEHEALTH PHONE & VIDEO CONSULTS

Telehealth consultations are conducted via phone or video service. This allows our patients to speak with our doctors from the safety of their home.  If you have a Telehealth consultation booked, our team will provide details at what time and how you will be contacted.

If you miss the call from your doctor, don’t worry; they will call again within an hour or during the scheduled window.

ELECTIVE SURGERY

23 Nov 2020

Elective surgery has recommenced. Your surgeons PA will be in contact with you as soon as possible to discuss your arrangements. We are receiving a large number of calls, so offer our apologies for any delays.

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