Bone & Joint Program

The Bone and Joint Program is an interdisciplinary group of clinicians who work collaboratively with other members of the health care team within the areas of orthopaedics, plastic surgery, burns and rheumatology.

Our staff consists of Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers, Spiritual and Religious Care practioners and various support staff. The staff of the bone and joint program work with patients and families to provide guidance related to orthopaedic conditions such as total joint replacement, fractures and trauma; burns, plastic surgery and rheumatology conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.


  • Burns and Plastics - Halifax Infirmary Unit 4.2
  • Orthopaedics - Halifax Infirmary Units 7.2, 7.4 and 8.3
  • Outpatient Occupational Therapy - Halifax Infirmary 4th floor
  • Outpatient Physiotherapy - Veteran’s Memorial Building 2nd Floor
  • Rheumatology - Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre 2nd floor


Alissa Decker, Program Manager
5955 Veterans Memorial Lane
Room 2121
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 2E2
Tel: 902-473-2233
Fax: 902-473-7938

Janice Palmer, Interprofessional Clinical Leader
Veteran's Memorial Building
5955 Veteran's Memorial Lane, Room 2106
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 2E1
Tel: 902-473-8599
Fax: 902-473-6229