REQUESTS FOR GP LETTERS TO HELP WITH HOUSING
We have recently had a letter from Wiltshire Adult Care advising that patients do not need to ask for letters from GPs to support housing claims. If medical information is required, then Adult Care will contact the GP direct (with the patient's consent).
PHYSIO SELF-REFERRAL & LOW BACK PAIN SERVICE
Wiltshire NHS Physiotherapy have set up a new service: 'Activate Your Back', which is a course offering an overview of exercises, stretches and information on how to manage back pain.
Patients can self-refer to this & for physio generally. Click the link for more information.
Activate your Back poster
Self-Referral form - Activate Your Back
Physio self-referral form
VIDEOS - CHRONIC PAIN & CANCER - NEW SERVICE FOR PATIENTS
The Pain Clinic at the Royal United Hospital, Bath have produced some very helpful videos for patients. There is one for patients living with chronic pain and another for patients with cancer.
They can be found by clicking on the following links:
Living with Cancer
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