Artificial Limbs

Across Wales there is currently a caseload of 3,500 artificial limb users. On referral to the service, all individuals are assessed. Where appropriate this will lead to the manufacture and provision of a suitable prosthesis and subsequent training to assist in it's use.

The service to patients in Wales is provided by a combination of NHS staff and staff employed by a specialist company.
The Service Provides:
  • Individual assessment.
  • The issue of an artificial limb where appropriate.
  • Therapy to assist its use.
  • Maintenance and repair.
  • Regular reviews.


This service operates from the following centres:



Last updated: 28/06/2010