Orthotics & Prosthetics

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:Conducts outreach programmes:

Participates in teaching of student nurses

Participates in orthopaedic clinical team

Assessment of patients with neuromuscular-skeletal deformities

Designing and manufacturing of fixative and corrective orthotics

Designing and manufacturing of quality prosthetics

Provision of mobility aids e.g crutches, quadripods, walking frames, tripods

Provision of perdothics (surgical boots)

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