Improving and Integrating Urban Indigenous Health Services

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Post-Op

Post-Op provides rehabilitation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have had surgery in the past 12 months, or a due to have surgery. The service aims to support the safe recovery after surgery while decreasing complications and concerns.

The team can provide equipment and a rehabilitation program at home, or in the community, tailored for individuals to build strength, endurance and overall wellbeing after surgery.

Post-Op supports surgeries including:

  • joint replacement
  • joint reconstruction
  • arthroscopy
  • fixation or fusion
  • gastric bypass
  • removal (tumour, cancer, prostate, uterus, breast, gallbladder, colon, kidney, appendix)
  • heart and/or circulation related operations.

Depending on the surgery,  Post-Op can connect you with a range of professionals to support recovery including:

  • adult speech pathologists
  • diabetes educators
  • dietitians
  • exercise physiologists
  • occupational therapists
  • podiatrists
  • pharmacists
  • physiotherapists.

Locations

Post-Op services the Southeast Queensland region from the Gold Coast, to Caboolture, to Ipswich.

Who to refer

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 18 years and over who have had surgery in the past 12 months, or a due to have surgery.

External:

Please send referral to Mob Link. 

PH: 1800 254 354

Fax: 07 3205 8666

Email: moblink@iuih.org.au

IUIH network:

MMEx:

  • Open Client Record
  • Click on Referrals/Visits Tab
  • Create New Referral
  • Create a referral letter from a template > Search ‘Post’ > Select ‘Referral – IUIH Adult Post-Op Rehab Service’
  • Press Send as Message
Self-referral:

Contact: Mob Link | PH: 1800 254 354

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