Orthopaedics (children)

Chelsea and Westminster is a highly specialised regional centre for children’s orthopaedics in north west London. In line with the stated aims from the trust’s future vision documents, we are now aiming to be one of London's leading children's hospitals.

Our expanding and developing orthopaedic service is one which provides intervention to a full complement of musculoskeletal and complex children's orthopaedic presentations, including clubfoot, cerebral palsy, developmental hip dysplasia, limb reconstruction, complex paediatric hand and transitional care. 

We house the second largest clubfoot clinic in the country, attracting patients from all over the UK and beyond seeking the ponseti method of treatment.

Our highly experienced and internationally renowned team comprise two consultants—Mr Stuart Evans and Miss Alison Hulme—and hand surgeon Mr Max Horwitz.

Alongside our consultants we have an orthopaedic nurse and paediatric orthopaedic physiotherapy practitioners who assist to reduce our consultant waiting lists, lead on monitoring complex cases, elective surgical planning, preoperative assessment and postoperative rehabilitation recommendations and organisation.

As we are a regional centre we work closely with our community colleagues in order to provide a seamless service between tertiary and primary settings.

Weekly services include:

  • Weekly clubfoot complex lower limb clinics
  • Twice weekly fracture clinics
  • Neuro-orthopaedic clinics
  • Screening for neonatal developmental hip dysplasia
  • Elective musculoskeletal clinics
  • Elective and trauma surgical procedures

Location

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Children’s Outpatients, 1st Floor, Lift Bank D

Contact

T: 020 3315 8350 (Paediatric Orthopaedic Administration team)
T: 020 3315 6666 (outpatient appointments)
E: appointment.enquiries@chelwest.nhs.uk 

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