Prosthetic Joint Infection Service

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 File Prosthetic Joint Infection Services Referral Form.docx and email it to  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.


Prosthetic referral


Prosthetics referral

Prosthetic Joint Infection Service