Osborne Park Hospital (OPH) Podiatry provides a range of clinical and consultative services to both inpatient and outpatients.

OPH Podiatry services

  • Assessment, diagnosis and management of the ‘High-Risk’ foot including:
    • Diabetic foot complications
    • History of amputations
    • Chronic Charcot neuroarthropathy
    • Ulceration
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Wound care / pressure injury management.
  • Neurovascular foot assessments.
  • Community Aids and Equipment Program (CAEP) – only existing CAEP clients
  • Prescription, manufacture and supply of custom and off-the-shelf foot orthoses – conditions apply


OPH Podiatry Referrals

Referrals are welcome from any health professional or service as follows:

  • The referral must contain all the criteria necessary before an appointment is issued.
  • Referrals for new patients sent only to fulfil Medicare Team Care Plan requirements will not be accepted.


Referral criteria

  • Patients must reside in our catchment area postcodes of 6017, 6018, 6019, 6020, 6021, 6022, 6023, 6024, 6025, 6026, 6029, 6059, 6060, 6061, 6064, 6027, 6028, 6030, 6031, 6032, 6033, 6034, 6035, 6036, 6037, 6065.
  • Must have a health care card / pension card and a chronic condition that impacts on their foot health such as Diabetes-related foot complications, Charcot arthropathy or at-risk foot amputations.

    and / or

  • Classified as high or intermediate risk as per the IWGDF Guidelines 2019
  • Please note we are not accepting new Community Aids and Equipment Program (CAEP) referrals as a transition to MyAgedCare (MAC) and NDIS is underway. Existing CAEP clients may still be supported if CAEP eligibility requirements are met.

OPH Podiatry no longer provides a linked service for the Adult Mental Health Osborne Lodge.

Last Updated: 29/06/2021