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Introduction

Bone and Joint Unit, Ambulatory Day Care Centre (ADCC)

1. The underlying objective of the Bone & Joint Unit is to provide trauma, orthopaedic, rheumatology, patients with a one-stop shop whereby they can have their condition assessed, investigated and treated according to best clinical practice and with maximal efficiency.

2. There are 4 hospital departments associated with the Bone & Joint Unit, with:

  • 6 Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons. Mr Sean Dudeney, Mr Eamon Kelly, Mr. Kiernan O Rourke,
  • Mr Gary O ‘Toole, Mr Conor Hurson, Mr Rob Flavin 
  • 6 Consultant Rheumatologists. Prof . Oliver FitzGerald,  Prof. Doug Veale, Dr Eamonn Molloy,

     Dr Anne Barbara Mongey(locum), Dr Shafeeq Alraqi(locum), Dr Orla Killeen

  • Consultant Endocrinologist (with a special interest in diseases of bone) Dr Mc Kenna
  • 2 Consultant Rehabilitation medicine specialists. Dr Nicola Ryall, Dr Aine Carroll

Current Rheumatology clinics

  • Early Arthritis Clinic
  • General Rheumatology Clinics
  • Biologic Clinic
  • Infliximab Infusion – day patient treatment
  • Mantoux Clinic (pre-biologic treatment screening) -
  • I.V. Bisphosphonate  - day patient treatment
  • Young Adult Clinic – 2 weekly.
  • Hand Clinic (Mr. Kelly) – monthly
  • Medical Rehabilitation Clinic (Dr.Ryall/Dr. Carroll)  - 2 monthly
  • Methotrexate Nurse Led Clinic – Weekly.

Current Orthopaedic Service

  • Trauma Clinics -daily
  • Ortho Clinics -daily
  • Plaster Clinic daily

Current Rehabilitation Medicine Service

  •  2 monthly specialist clinics

Endocrinology

  • Osteoporosis Clinic -monthly

Staffing

Nursing staff within the unit:

Hours of Service

Monday-Friday :  0800–18.30

Location

Ground floor,Ambulatory Day Care Centre

Main Contact Details Nurse

Nurse Base 1 : 4770
Nurse Base 2: 4860