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The Regional Disablement Centre provides Limb Fitting Services, the Northern Ireland Wheelchair Service, the Rehabilitation Engineering Centre, the Regional Communications Advice Centre and the Independent Living Centre.

Contact Details:

  • Regional Disablement Services Reception and Helpline
    Tel: (028) 9504 1747
  • Limb Fitting Section appointment staff
    Tel: (028) 9504 1747




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Currently Prosthetic services are provided to the RDS by a company called Opcare.

Opcare is the largest provider of prosthetic services to the NHS in the UK. 



Directions to the RDS

By Bus

Metro route 9 travels from the City Centre, along the Lisburn Road and Upper Lisburn Road. Get off the bus opposite the footbridge on the Lisburn Road (one stop after the King’s Hall). From here the main hospital building is a 15 minute walk. Cross the road and go underneath the railway bridge, and the hospital entrance is on the left.

By Train

Balmoral Halt train stop is next to the hospital entrance. The hospital is a 15 minute walk from here.

By Car

From the M1
Take Exit 2, signed Outer Ring (A55) Balmoral. Follow the A55 to the hospital entrance which is on the right, just before the railway bridge.

From the M2 and M3
Take the Westlink A12 (following signs for The West - The South) to join the M1. Take Exit 2 as above.

From the Lisburn Road or Balmoral Avenue
Take the A55 Outer Ring (M1). Follow the road underneath the railway bridge and the hospital entrance is on the left.

Link to RDS patient guide booklet

This booklet which was produced by RDS (with input from the Prosthetic Forum) details the services provided to patients.



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