Self Referral Physio & Podiatry
SELF-REFERRAL FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPY
There is now a brand new website available to patients living within the boundaries of NHS Lanarkshire. The website hosts comprehensive information on what Physiotherapy can offer, as well as useful advice and exercises. These exercises and videos provide patients with an easy-to-use guide on how to manage common musculoskeletal conditions.
Patients will also be able to to complete an online form to self-refer to NHS Lanarkshire Physiotherapy. The self-referral can be completed by any adult living in Lanarkshire, who has a musculoskeletal condition. The form will be received by the Physiotherapy team, and will be clinically triaged before being added to the waiting list for review.
Please visit the website link below:
SELF- REFERRAL FOR PODIATRY SERVICES
As of 30th May 2022, a new service will be implemented in the East Kilbride locality, which sees changes to the process for referral to podiatry services. Referrals are now being taken directly from patients via telephone, where patients will be screened and triaged. Depending on the outcome of this telephone screening appointment, you will either be given self-care advice, a telephone appointment with a clinician or a face to face appointment if warranted.
To self-refer for Podiatry services, please call the referral hub on 01698 753 753.
You can also access information on the service via the website link below:
Hospital Clinic Waiting Times
The practice will include a weekly update of the current local hospital clinic waiting times for patient information.
From Friday 1 April 2022, the way you access travel vaccinations will change. Vaccinations previously delivered at GP practices will be the responsibility of NHS Lanarkshire.
These vaccines are:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis A and typhoid combined
- Revaxis (polio / diphtheria / tetanus)
The consultation and vaccination will continue to be free of charge for people who live in Lanarkshire or who are registered with a Lanarkshire GP practice. For information on the travel vaccination service in other health boards, visit www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk
If you need any of the above vaccines for travel, you can now contact participating community pharmacies directly and staff will advise you of the process.
Please make sure you know the vaccination requirements of the country you are travelling to, and allow for sufficient time to be vaccinated. You can check this at www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk before arranging your appointment at a pharmacy. Please note, this service does not include the covid-19 vaccine.
Some travellers may need vaccines and anti-malarials which are not provided free of charge through this NHS service. Pharmacies may provide this additional service, however there will be a charge for it.
For details of local participating pharmacies, visit www.nhslanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk/services/travel-vaccinations/
General travel health advice is available at www.nhsinform.scot/care-support-and-rights/nhs-services/doctors/travel-health-and-vaccinations
Select the region you are travelling to find out more.
From 21st December 2020
The practice will close for lunch between
12.30 & 13.30
If you require urgent medical attention that cannot wait until the surgery reopens please call the main surgery number.
The Partners of Strathcalder Practice