We had our COVID vaccines!

This week many of our Geelong Orthopaedics surgeons have had their vaccines. We are grateful to all those in the Barwon Public Health Unit that are working so hard, and to the amazing scientists from around the world that have made this happen. Basic science research is the foundation of medicine an...

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COVID 19 vaccines for Geelong Orthopaedics surgeons

The surgeons at geelong orthopaedics have been notified that they are to receive their vaccines as early as next week. We are very excited and grateful! This will help protect us when treating emergency patients in surgery who may potentially have COVID 19 and keep our other patients and families sa...

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New Vic 5 day lockdown

Today the Victorian Premier has announced a 5 day lockdown. We are still uncertain about what this means for elective surgery next week. We will await clarification from the Department of Health. We apologise for the inconvenience and we will be in touch as soon as we receive further instruction. Re...

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Geelong Orthopaedics sponsors kids athletics race

Welcome to 2021! In some good news for the start of the year the annual Geelong Gift (athletics event) was held by the bay with Covid safe rules. Geelong Orthopaedics sponsored the children’s 100m event. 50 children entered and raced over 100m in heats and finals in age groups. All received a ...

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND THANKYOU

Geelong orthopaedics wishes everyone a happy and safe christmas and new year. We are working hard to catch up after COVID and we would like to thank all our practice staff, patients and hospitals for supporting us in an unprecendented pandemic. We remind everyone to follow basic hygiene advice. Plea...

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Congratulations to Mr Ric Angliss and Prof Page.

The Australian Orthopaedic Association recently held the annual scientific meeting. In the Covid -19 pandemic this was online, and Victorians were given free online registration in recognition of our efforts in supressing the 2nd wave. Prof Page organised the conference in most difficult circumstanc...

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Audit of fractured hip data

On Monday oct 5 our orthopaedic group participated in a zoom audit and review of our latest fractured hip data from Geelong Hospital. These are common fractures affecting elderly patients mostly with bone fragility and medical comorbidities. We collect much data for our fractured hip registry, ensur...

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Complex shoulder instability webinar

On Sep 23 Prof Page and Mr Eng joined colleague Prof Greg Hoy in a webinar lecture aimed at high level shoulder instability education. Complex cases were presented and discussed, including anterior instability with bone loss, multidirectional instability in patients with genetic hyperlaxity, and rec...

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