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Physiotherapy Service (MSK, Community Orthopaedics, Neurology and Community) (East Coast Community Healthcare CIC)

The service provides accessible, high-quality and efficient physiotherapy / rehabilitation services for NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney patients with the objective of:
* Supporting / facilitating patients in the self-management of their condition;
* Facilitating and expediting return home from hospital or any other care facility;
* Supporting / facilitating independent living at home;
* Supporting / facilitating return to work;
* Supporting / facilitating participation in an active lifestyle; and
* Supporting patients suffering from long-term conditions

The types of disorders / conditions which may be seen and treated by the community physiotherapy service include:
* Musculoskeletal conditions including degenerative joint conditions and trauma
* Progressive and non-progressive neurological conditions
* Complex medical conditions
* Frail elderly
* Surgical cases requiring rehabilitation (orthopaedic and other)
* Generally unwell patients with any of the above requiring rehabilitation including those in community beds commissioned by Norfolk and Waveney CCG.

Contact Numbers and Opening Hours:

MSK
Herbert Mattes Block, Northgate Hospital - 01493 808 617
Monday to Friday: 8.30 a.m - 4.30 p.m. MSK

Shrublands Health Centre Physiotherapy Out-patients, Magdalaen Way, Gorleston, - 01493 418 150
Monday to Friday: 8.30 a.m - 4.30 p.m. MSK Service

Kirkley Mill Health Centre Physiotherapy Department - 01502 448 666
Monday to Friday: 8.30 a.m - 4.30 p.m

Beccles Hospital Physiotherapy Dept - 01502 719 825
Monday to Friday: 8.30 a.m - 4.30 p.m. MSK

Patrick Stead Hospital Physiotherapy Dept - 01986 872 124 ext 208
Musculoskeletal Out-patients Dept - Wednesday and Friday, 8.30 a.m - 4.30 p.m

Sole Bay Health Centre - Monday and Thursday 8.30 a.m - 4.30 p.m, Musculosketal Out-patients Dept

Neurology

Herbert Mattes Block, Northgate Hospital - 01493 808 617
Monday to Friday: 8.30 a.m - 4.30 p.m.

Kirkley Mill Health Centre Physiotherapy Department, Clifton Road Lowestoft - 01493 337 818
Mondays and Thursdays: 9.30 a.m - 3 p.m

Beccles Hospital Physiotherapy Dept - 01502 719 825
Monday to Friday: 8.30 a.m - 4.30 p.m.

Sole Bay Health Centre - 01502 448 888 - Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30 a.m - 4.30 p.m, Neurology/Elderly Out-patients

The physiotherapy staff work across sites. You should always be able to talk to a physiotherapist between the hours of 8.30 a.m and 4.30 p.m Monday to Friday at either the Herbert Matthes, Beccles Hospital, Kirkley Mill Health Centre or the Shrublands Health Centre.

Answerphone facility is available at other times for all services.

Home visits are provided for neurolgy and community services only.
An information leaflet about the service is available by telephone or letter request.

Who to contact

Name
Alice Bellamy
Telephone
01502 445 445
01493 337 692 (Fax)
Email
alice.bellamy1@nhs.net
Website
http://www.eastcoastch.co.uk

Where to go

Address
Herbert Mathers

Physiotherapy Department


Northgate Hospital
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk

Postcode
NR30 1BU
Area served
Waveney

Other details

Age Groups
Pre-school, 16-25 years, Children (5-11), Adults, Young people
Last Updated
23/02/2017

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