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Orthopaedic Outpatients

Location​

The Orthopaedic Outpatients (OOP) is found on the first floor of the Outpatients Department.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday – 8.00 a.m. – 2.30 p.m.
Saturday- 7.30am – 12.30pm.

Contacts

This Outpatient clinic may be contacted on 2545 4500.

Services

Consultants that see patients in this clinic include Mr. Ray Gatt (Head of Department), Mr. Anthony Bernard, Mr. Fredrick Zammit Maempel, , Mr. Ivan Esposito, Mr. Charles Grixti, Mr. Sciberras, Mr. Massimo Abela and Mr. Jason Zammit.
Clinic staff, including nurses, led by Ms. Myriam Genuis (Nursing Officer) and assisted by Ms. Maria Lombardo (Deputy Nursing Officer) will look after you while you are visiting this clinic.

How to make a New Case Appointment with Orthopaedic Outpatients

Tickets of referral are either brought by patients or sent by post to Orthopaedic Outpatients or the Main Reception. These referrals are vetted by the respective consultants and an appointment is then sent to the patient according to the urgency of the case.

How to make a Follow Up Appointment with Orthopaedic Outpatients

Follow-ups are handled by the nursing staff and written on the patient’s blue ticket.

Renewal of Schedule V and Other Permits

Renewals of Schedule V and DTC permits are accepted without an appointment on the day of the consultant’s clinic. The permits are then given to the patients to take to the respective department for renewal.

Other services offered at OOP

Medical Boards are seen at the OOP from Monday to Friday from 2pm till 4pm. Ms. Rose Ciantar (SN) and Ms. Mary Sciberras (SEN) are assigned to this clinic to prepare the patient’s files and appointments.

The Fresh Trauma Clinic is also held at the OOP from Monday to Friday from 8.30 am till 12.30 pm. Staff are assigned to this clinic to prepare the patient’s documents and appointments.

The Pain Clinic is held at the OOP on Monday and Friday. Dr. Casha is available every Monday afternoon and Saturday morning, whilst Dr. C. Abela on Friday morning. Ms. Dorothy Bonello (DNO) is assigned to Dr. Casha and Ms. Miriam Campbell (SN) is assigned to Dr. C. Abela.

Plastering is also done at the OOP from Monday to Friday from 8.00 a.m. till 2.00 p.m. by the following Specialised Nurses: Mr. Stanley Iles, Mr. Joe Bertuello, Mr. J. Fenech Ms. Denise Baker and Mr. Thomas Agius.