Rapid Access Clinics for Hip & Knee
The Toronto Central LHIN Rapid Access Clinics (RACs) for Hip & Knee follow an inter-professional model of care and are designed to improve access and quality of care for patients with hip and knee arthritis.
RAC Hip & Knee offers comprehensive care for patients with hip and knee arthritis by providing timely access to assessment services, education, referral to self-management programs and other treatment programs, as well as consultation with an orthopaedic surgeon as needed.
Toronto Central LHIN Rapid Access Clinics for Hip & Knee: Operational since 2006/07
St. Michael’s Hospital (Unity Health Toronto)
Holland Orthopaedic & Arthritic Centre (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)
Mount Sinai Hospital (Sinai Health System)
Toronto Central LHIN Rapid Access Clinics for Hip & Knee: 2018/19 Expansion
Primary care providers can refer patients, who meet the patient referral criteria, to the Rapid Access Clinics for Hip & Knee. Primary care providers must fill out the appropriate Hip & Knee referral form (see below), and fax it to the Toronto Central LHIN Musculoskeletal (MSK) Central Intake Office:
Once the MSK Central Intake Office receives the referral, it will be routed to the appropriate RAC Hip & Knee site based on the patient’s choice and availability.
For more information call the Toronto Central LHIN MSK Central Intake Office at 416-967-8617.
Patient Referral Criteria: Patients with moderate to severe osteoarthritis
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Rapid Access Clinics for Hip & Knee, please contact the Toronto Central LHIN MSK Central Intake Office:
Toronto Central LHIN Lead for RAC Hip & Knee
Performance Analyst, Performance Management