Benefits

This will be an open online resource to support healthcare professionals managing people with Musculoskeletal conditions especially in the primary care setting.

It will include training material regularly reviewed and updated by our team of experienced clinicians, including short video demonstrations of quick assessment techniques for common Musculoskeletal conditions to assist in clinical decision making during a 10-minute patient consultation.

The page will also have further details on what the Provide Physiotherapy Service offers for the Mid Essex region including how to access, waiting times, performance data and current projects and pathways.

Clinical education

Content of this section is coming up shortly.

Average Waiting Times

Days

22

High Risk / Urgent Referrals

Weeks

7

Medium Risk Referrals

How to access service

  • Complete Physiotherapy Service Referral Form and send to provide.ccc@nhs.net.
  • Direct adult patients to Self-Referral if they require physiotherapy and would like to refer themselves.
  • All referrals will be triaged against the current service criteria as agreed by Mid Essex CCG.
  • The following eligibility criteria will apply:
    • Anyone registered with a GP Practice in the Mid Essex area and have a musculoskeletal condition that has started or significantly worsened in the last six months can be referred directly by their primary care practitioner to the service.
  • Exclusions include:
    • Patients with widespread or chronic musculoskeletal pain of greater than six months duration with the exception of exacerbation of chronic condition supported by detail of significant change in pain or functional status.
    • Patients who have already received a course of treatment within the service for the same condition within a six month period from the point of discharge unless significant deterioration in pain or functional status.
    • Any patients that require surgical intervention.
    • Patients whose pregnancy is more than 35 weeks gestation.
  • Accepted referrals will be added to the waiting list based on priority level and an acknowledgement SMS or letter will be sent to the patient.
  • Contact will be made by the Care Co-ordination Centre (CCC) to book the patient’s first appointment.

News And Updates

News

Service Pathways And Projects

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How Are We Doing

Weeks

6

Average Waiting Time Last Month

%

68

People Improved With Treatment

%

100

People Who Rated This Service As Good Or Very Good

Appointments

310

Number of Virtual Appointments Last Month

Appointments

1278

Number of Face-To-Face Appointments Last Month

Testimonials

Contact a lead clinician

 

Chris Coldicott

Operational Service Lead – Physiotherapy (MSK)

christopher.coldicott@nhs.net

07580 911898

helen-peacock

 

Helen Peacock

Advanced Practice Physiotherapist

Braintree

hpeacock@nhs.net

nicola-athey

 

Nicola Delderfield

Advanced Practice Physiotherapist

Maldon

nicola.delderfield@nhs.net

 

alex

 

Alex Kraszewski 

Advanced Practice Physiotherapist

Chelmsford

alexander.kraszewski@nhs.net

 

Hannah Hopgood

Lead Physiotherapist

Chelmsford

hannah.hopgood@nhs.net

josh

 

Josh Lindsey

Lead Physiotherapist

Chelmsford

joshua.lindsey@nhs.net

 

Adam Arthur 

Lead Physiotherapist

Braintree

a.arthur1@nhs.net

 

Cam Ward

Lead Physiotherapist

Maldon

cameron.ward@nhs.net

natasha

 

Natasha Allison

Lead Physiotherapist

Maldon

natasha.allison@nhs.net