Referrals are processed by the Joint infection Co-ordinator and triaged by the orthopaedic surgeons for further action.
To make a referral, please complete the Prosthetic Joint Infection Services Referral Form.docx and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org and call the Joint Infection Services Co-Ordinator in-hours on 0117 4147923 to confirm referral.
If urgent advice is required or a patient requires urgent referral with acute sepsis to NBT contact Southmead switchboard on 0117 9505050 and ask for the Orthopaedic Doctor-on-call.
Please ensure radiology images are transferred to North Bristol NHS Trust PACS by the time of referral. Pacs telephone 0117 4143508.
Out-of-hours a ‘pushed’ image package will automatically be accepted by NBT.