Bone and mineral services at The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Contact details

Ph: (02) 9845 1145

The bone and mineral service assesses and manages children with a wide range of congenital and acquired bone and mineral disorders. The Bone and Mineral Clinic is held within the Endocrine Clinic as well as clinics held in conjunction with the Departments of Clinical Genetics and Orthopaedic Surgery.

Clinic

Location

Level 2, Outpatients Clinics

Appointments

Fax referral to (02) 9845 3170 or email to the Head of Bone Services: craig.munns@health.nsw.gov.au or Bone Service Coordinator: mary.mcquade@health.nsw.gov.au

All new referrals are assessed for priority and appropriateness for the clinic.

For follow-up appointments Ph: (02) 9845 2525

 Clinic days

New referrals

Referring letter from the GP or other specialist to the Endocrinologist by name.

Urgent referrals

For urgent referrals, the referring doctor should contact A/Prof Munns Ph: (02) 9845 3200, Endocrinology Fellow or the Endocrinologist on-call via the switchboard by phoning (02) 9845 0000

Staff

Paediatric Endocrinologists:

A/Professor Craig Munns - Paediatric Endocrinologist and specialist in Paediatric Bone and Mineral Medicine, Head of Bone Services. Ph: 02 9845 3200, Email: craig.munns@health.nsw.gov.au

Other Staff:

Mary McQuade - Clinical Nurse Consultant and Coordinator, Bone Service. Ph: 02 9845 1145, Email: mary.mcquade@health.nsw.gov.au

Liz Lawrie – Clinical Nurse Consultant and Coordinator of the Endocrine Testing Unit. Ph: 02 9845 1846, Email: liz.lawrie@health.nsw.gov.au

Kellie Winning – Clinical Nurse Specialist, Endocrine Testing Unit

(Please note, Fellows and registrars are doctors in specialty training who form an integral part of the medical team)