There are a large number of children’s fractures. Many fractures can and should be managed in local medical practices, regional hospitals, Metropolitan hospitals and fracture clinics. . There are a small number of fractures, which require operative intervention, which would be appropriate to be seen by specialists at the centre.

The first step by local referring medical practitioners should be to consult the paediatric fracture website which our surgeons  played a significant role in producing.

Emergencies should be directed to the closest available emergency department.

VicOrtho provides a followup fracture service which can be accessed through the following link