Orthopaedic Centre

Orthopaedic Centre Department

Mr. W. Mukadah HOD & Chief Orthopaedic Technologist

The Orthopaedic Centre at United Bulawayo Hospitals is a specialist department in the provision of orthopaedic appliances in Bulawayo, Matebeleland North and South, Midlands, Masvingo and other provinces

Orthopaedic Technician

The department is involved in the following:

  1. Conducts outreach programmes
  2. Participates in teaching of student nurses
  3. Participates in orthopaedic clinical team
  4. Assessment of patients with neuromuscular-skeletal deformities
  5. Designing and manufacturing of fixative and corrective orthotics
  6. Designing and manufacturing of quality prosthetics
  7. Provision of mobility aids e.g crutches, quadripods, walking frames, tripods
  8. Provision of perdothics (surgical boots)

The department is open from Monday to Friday, 7:30-4:00pm