Upper limb trauma service

Our Emergency Centre is open 24/7 for you and your family. Our Centre is supported by our specialist doctors and nurses and comprehensive range of services. If you are concerned you may have COVID-19, please follow Queensland Health advice.

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St Andrew's offers an around the clock Upper Limb on call service with upper limb surgeons on a 24/7 roster.

Anyone presenting to the St Andrew's Emergency Centre with hand lacerations or breaks have access to a surgeon and an operating theatre at any time of the day.

All upper limb trauma is covered, including:

  • Hand surgery
  • Wrist surgery (distal radius fractures)
  • Microsurgery
  • Replants / revascularisation
  • Elbow surgery
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Nerve, tendon and soft tissue surgery

Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery
As a designated Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery, St Andrew’s is recognised for its commitment and ability to deliver safe, effective and evidence-based care – from diagnosis right through to postoperative care.
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GPs and Emergency doctors can call 1300 263 463 to access this service.