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REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways

Local Services

Checked: 20-11-2018 by vicky.ryan Next Review: 11-11-2019

Physio - Bristol Community Health

The physiotherapy service provides assessment and treatment in person or over the phone. The service is suitable for patients who experience pain or mobility issues that impact their daily life, patients who have suffered an injury or patients that have had an orthopaedic operation.

The physiotherapy team can also signpost and refer to other organisations for specialist services e.g. hydrotherapy.

For further information Tel:0117 330 2659

Referral Guidance

Refer using the Physiotherapy Referral pro forma via EMIS Managed Referrals to Community Services, via e-RS to NBT and Weston and via fax/post to UHB

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Service - South Glos

Out-patient Physiotherapy Service provides advice, treatment and rehabilitation as appropriate for the following conditions:

  • Joint aches and pains including osteoarthritis

  • Spinal problems including back and neck pain

  • Sporting related injuries or conditions

  • Longer term pain-related conditions

  • Rehabilitation following fracture or surgery

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Service

Refer via EMIS Managed Referrals

MSK Physiotherapy - NSCP

Patients must be registered with a North Somerset GP and aged over 5 years.

Provision of clinic and class based treatment to patients resident in the Northern part of North Somerset. The service is provided in three locations: Portishead, Clevedon and Nailsea. Physiotherapy services are available at Weston General Hospital for patients in the Weston and Worle area.

Refer to MSK Physiotherapy via EMIS Managed Referrals

One Care Physio

The One Care Physio service offers a one stop assessment by local physios across BNSSG area for patients with recent onset MSK symptoms.

Appointments are available during weekday mornings, evenings and weekends.

All appointment booking and cancellation for this service must be done through the GP practice.


Physio - NBT

NBT offer an outpatient physio service. Further details are on the Physiotherapy page of the website, including how referrals are prioritised into urgent or routine.

Referral is via e-RS

Physio - UHB

UHB offer an outpatient physio service. Further details are on the Physiotherapy page of the website.

Referral is via fax or post. This service is not on e-RS.

Fax: 0117 342 2378

Post: University Hospitals Bristol FT, Adult Therapies A101, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW

Physio - WAHT

Weston Hospital offer an outpatient physio service. See  the following link for more details Physiotherapy

Referral is via e-RS

This is also the route to access the Back Pack programme run at WGH. Mention referral to Back Pack on the referral form to Physio.