Torfaen Physiotherapy Direct Access Service

Parc Unit, County Hospital

Coed-y-Gric Road

Griffithstown

Pontypool

NP4 5YA

Disabled Access: Yes

Website: http://abuhb.nhs.wales/hospitals/a-z-of-services/physiotherapy/bone-joint-muscle-physiotherapy-services-musculoskeletal/

Summary

There are currently no Direct Access Clinics taking place.

This service is for people aged 11 and over with a bone, joint or muscle concern.

If you have a new bone, joint or muscle concern despite following the self-help information, please complete the self-referral form. If you are unable to complete this form electronically please contact 01495 768715, Monday - Friday between 8.30am to 4.00pm.

Patients must be registered with a Torfaen GP Surgery. Information and waiting area is in the main outpatients department.

You are now able to access physiotherapy assessment directly rather than first seeing your GP if you have a musculoskeletal problem.  From this brief assessment the physiotherapist will identify if you:

Need to be placed on the waiting list for full physiotherapy assessment and treatment.

Need to see your GP for further investigation or referral to another health care team.

Can be given reassurance and quick exercises to manage by yourself.

This is a service for adults who have a muscle or joint problem (for example, neck or back pain, shoulder or knee problems, “tennis elbow” or ankle sprain).


GP Practices Covered By Service: Abersychan Surgery, Blaenavon Medical Practice, Chapel Street Surgery, Churchwood Surgery, Clark Avenue Surgery, Cwmbran Village Surgery, Greenmeadow Surgery, Llanyravon Surgery, Oak Street Surgery, Panteg Health Centre, The Mount Surgery, Trosnant Lodge Surgery,

Last Updated: 24 May 2021 09:21 by NHS Direct Wales

Normal Opening Hours

Services Offered

Service does not: Drop In Service
Currently unavailable, please see website.
Service does: Referral - Self Referral
Over 16s only. Patients aged 16 to 18 must be accompanied by a person with parental responsibility.

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