Appliances and Orthotics
The Appliance department provides a service to healthcare
professionals, local primary care trusts and general
An appliance is worn bodily and includes wigs, collars, spinal
supports, footwear, insoles, wrist splints etc.
Patients are referred to the department via a number of
- Prescription by a Consultant, usually as part of their
- Self-referral for repair
- Directly from the General Practitioner
If you require a replacement please speak to the department on
0161 746 2303 as you may require a new referral from your GP.
Clinics are operated on an appointment-only system. There is a
trained, qualified Orthotist in attendance at each clinic.
The Orthotic/Appliance Department is located in Altrincham
The department works in close liaison with the Orthopaedic
department and suppliers of appliances.
Clinics are held at Altrincham Hospital operating on an
appointment-only system. The department is located in Altrincham
Altrincham Hospital - every Monday and Wednesday afternoon from
If you have any queries about your appointment or require
further information on our service, please contact us on 0161 746
Ken Bond - Orthotist
Rex Turita - Orthotics Manager
Barbara Rogers - Assistant Orthotist
Ann Stokoe - Orthotics Clerk
All Orthotic problems referred for splints, shoes and
Patients can be referred to the department by their GP or
|Monday||Morning at Trafford General; afternoon at Altrincham Hospital|
|Tuesday||Trafford General (Orthotic Officer clinic)|
|Wednesday||Morning alternates between Trafford General and Stretford Memorial; afternoon at Altrincham Hospital|
|Thursday||Trafford General (Orthotic Officer clinic)|
|Friday||All day at Trafford General|