Who we are

The PCH Orthotics service provides orthoses (braces/splints) to children and young adults who require treatment for a wide range of  conditions.The Orthotics service staff includes clinical orthotists and technical officers who work within a number of multidisciplinary teams.

The Orthotics Service is part of PCH’s Allied Health team.

Services we provide

Our skilled orthotists and technicians specialise in all aspects of orthotic treatment including: 
  • patient assessment
  • 3D scanning or plaster casting
  • Orthotic prescription and design
  • technical manufacture
  • customised fitting
  • review and evaluation of orthoses. 
The Service provides a wide variety of orthoses for the lower limb, upper limb, spine and head. This includes fracture management, bracing for scoliosis, protective orthoses and orthoses to promote mobility and correct or prevent deformity. 

We work alongside medical and nursing staff, and other allied health professionals, to ensure we provide patient-centred care using an evidence-based approach. 


We provide services for inpatients at PCH, as well as outpatients who have been referred from a clinical service within the Child and Adolescent Health Service or WA Health.
All Specialist Rooms, GPs and WACHS referrers are being advised to direct all non-urgent referrals for PCH outpatient services to the Central Referral Service.   



  • New referrals will be assessed against the eligibility guidelines and prioritised according to medical need.
  • Referrals from Nurse Practitioners, other non-medical referrers and private hospitals (including those with a private-public partnership) are to be directed to PCH Referral Office.
  • All urgent referrals are to be sent to the PCH Referral Office.
  • Urgent referrals must always be discussed with the PCH Consultant / Registrar on call before the referral is sent.
  • The referral needs to include the name of the Consultant/ Registrar the referrer spoke to.
  • Each referral is to be faxed individually.

PCH switchboard

PCH Referral Office fax

PCH Referral Office email


Our department is located on Level 4 in the Allied Health Suite, Clinic L.

Best lifts to use: Pink 

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Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 4.30pm

Contact us

Telephone: 6456 0411

Related links

Orthopaedics services at PCH