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Spinal Cord Injury Clinic at Noarlunga Hospital

The Spinal Cord Injury Clinic is an outreach clinic of the South Australian Spinal Cord Injury Service (SASCIS) based at Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre.

The clinic offers medical and nursing review appointments for people living in the community with spinal cord injury or disease.

The clinic is led by a rehabilitation physician and accompanied by a spinal injury nurse.

Specialist intervention is provided with the aim of promoting health maintenance, self-management, prevention and management of health issues associated with a spinal cord injury.

Location:  Alexander Kelly Clinics, accessed via the hospital main entrance

Telephone:  (08) 8222 1627

Fax:  (08) 8222 1866

Appointments are made through the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre outpatient department.

Hours:  Friday - once per month

Consultants:

Rehabilitation Physicians from SASCIS

Associate Professor Ruth Marshall – Head of SASCIS

Referrals:

Must be and existing client of the SA Spinal Cord Injury Service. SASCIS provides specialist rehabilitation for adults who have sustained neurological impairment due to spinal cord or cauda equina injury from traumatic and non-traumatic causes.

Referral via SASCIS. Form to be sent to Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, fax: 8222 1464.

Initial assessments (new referrals) are usually conducted at Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre.

Visit SALHN specialist and outpatient clinics to access referral and management GP guidelines.
Referral forms and processes are outlined in the outpatient referral process section.

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