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WITHDRAWAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICES FROM WOOLER

A new JMAPS (joint musculoskeletal and pain clinic) service started across Northumberland on the 1st July.  As part of this, the CCG decided that the physio service in Wooler would be withdrawn but, due to pressure from the practices and patient groups, they have agreed that the service will continue for one day a week from August.

We have been further informed today (9th July) that any patients wishing to be referred to orthopaedic services for treatment have to have contact with the JMAPS service first and we are therefore unable to refer directly to orthopaedics. 

This is something, again, which we were not informed about by the CCG and are awaiting further communication from them.

We will continue to fight to maintain physio services in Wooler as will our patient group.

groupPatient Group

What is the Patient Group?

This is a group of patients who meet, at least quarterly, to discuss what is happening in the practice; the services currently provided by us, services available in locality, the development of new services and any other topics they think relevant.  We also discuss the results of the annual patient surveys and practice performance.

We want to ensure that the people who use our services are able to have their say.  Your opinions matter to us, the people who use the service are the best people to tell us how we are doing and if any improvements need to be made.

How can I join the Group?

We are particularly interested in representatives from teenagers, young mums and those who are less able bodied (e.g. blind/deaf/physical restriction etc).  If you are interested, please contact the surgery and leave your details and we will get back to you.

If you are happy for us to contact you occasionally by email please click the link below to open the sign-up form and complete all the fields.

complete the form Complete the Patient Group Sign-up Form Online

If you prefer, you can download the sign up form as a pdf document, print it out, complete it and return it to the practice.

download the pdf form Download the pdf version of our sign up form

We will be in touch shortly after we receive your form. Please note that no medical information or questions will be responded to.

Many thanks for your assistance


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