Consultation Pathway

Every patient journey is different. At Victorian Bone & Joint Service we individualise your treatment to tailor to your specific needs.

First Consultation

First Consultation
At your first consultation our staff will ask you to complete a new patient questionnaire, this will allow the practise to register you and will save you time when you arrive. You can download the Patient Registration Form and email it to us ahead of time if you prefer. Please bring with… Read more

Telehealth

Telehealth
During the COVID-19 period, surgeons at Victorian Bone & Joint Specialists  are able to offer Telehealth services, which allow for video consultations over the internet.  We can arrange for an initial assessment to be done for patients via Telehealth, then decide from that point the next step in management.  Similarly,… Read more

Hospital Admission Information

Hospital Admission Information
If you require a hospital admission, there is specific information that is required to be completed prior to arrival.  You should also check with your health insurance fund prior to admission your level of cover and any out of pocket expense (health fund excess) you may be required to pay. … Read more

Pre-Operative Information

Pre-Operative Information
Adults The Day of Surgery Take your usual morning blood pressure and heart medicines with a sip of water. Ask your surgeon or the pre-procedure nurse about any other medications you take. Do not wear any make-up on your face or around your eyes on the day of surgery. Do… Read more

TAC, Workcover, and Worksafe

TAC, Workcover, and Worksafe
Our surgeons treat patients who have workcover and TAC claims. Our team routinely see patients with both acute trauma and fractures, as well as patients who require complex reconstructive surgery after the initial trauma has passed. These injuries can be far more complex and difficult to manage than other injuries,… Read more

Cost of Surgery

Cost of Surgery
Cost of Surgery Overview of private operation fees This section aims to provide you with some basic financial information about the Private Health system. There is universal health cover in Australia from Medicare. This means that all Australian residents are covered by the public health system. The private health system… Read more