Orthotics

The Orthotics Service or Surgical Appliances as it is often referred to, is the supply and fitting of an externally applied device used to modify the structural and functional characteristics of the neuro-muscular and skeletal system.

The principle orthotic services involve the supply and fitting of orthopaedic footwear, insoles and a range of ankle/foot orthoses, splints, surgical collars and specialist support/compression stockings. The service also supplies and fits a range of breast prosthesis and wigs.

Essential Information

Location

Suite 1
Purple Zone
Lewisham Hospital

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Contact

T: 020 8333 3211

E: LH.surgicalappliances@nhs.net

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What services are provided?

We provide a range of Orthotics, which includes the supply and fitting of: orthopaedic footwear, insoles, ankle/foot orthoses, splints, surgical collars, specialist support/compression stockings, breast prosthesis and wigs.

Opening Times

Normal Opening Hours

AM

PM

Monday

Closed

Closed

Tuesday

9.30am to 12.30pm

2pm to 4pm

Wednesday

9.30am to 12.30pm

2pm to 4pm

Thursday

9.30am to 1.30pm

2pm to 4pm

Friday

Closed

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Closed

Please note: People referred by their GP for wrist splints are advised to telephone the clinic on 020 8333 3211 to check opening times for that week.

Please be advised that the department can only issue wrist splits for carpel tunnel syndrome.

Soft neck collars will not be issued via direct GP referral.

New Orthotist Clinics (Appointment ONLY)

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

9am to 1pm & 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

9am to 1pm & 1.30pm to 4.30pm

 Friday

Closed


How can you get a referral?

We accept referrals from any healthcare professional.


Key Staff

Ciaran Devlin – Foot Health & Orthotics Service Manager

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