Spina bifida, Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick

Contact

Phone: (02) 9382 1595

Location: Outpatients, Sydney Children's Hospital, High Street, Randwick

About our service

The Spina Bifida service is part of Rehab2Kids and provides a comprehensive and co-ordinated multi-disciplinary service to children with neural tube defects. Both inpatient and outpatient services are available.

Referral information and eligibility criteria

This service is a part of Rehab2Kids, Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick.

See Rehab2Kids for referral and eligibility information.

Clinic information

Clinic times: Outpatient services are held alternate Fridays and consist of a multi-disciplinary clinic including both medical and allied health personnel

Services encompass the expertise of physicians, neurosurgeons, urologist, orthopaedic surgeons, endocrinologists, neurologists and psychologists. Dietetic services are available together with occupational, physiotherapy and orthotic services. A designated social worker is assigned to the clinic.

A clinical nurse consultant provides a continuum of care between hospital and home. As it is important that children with spina bifida receive as much care and attention in their own area as possible, our Clinic would be happy to co-ordinate and provide services that are not locally available. The clinic serves the function of a tertiary referral institution with all children having their own General Practitioner, paediatrician and allied health services in their local area.

Spina bifida handbook

Learn more about diagnosis, management and support for families and children with Spina bifida.

Last updated Tuesday 21st May 2024

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