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Physio 'first contact' service set to be rolled out next year in GP practices


We directly employ an MSK practitioner in our practice. She pays for herself through the minor surgery DES and a very significant reduction referrals to orthopaedics. Patients book direct to see her or we ask them to. We always put all our orthopaedics referrals past her (exp locums). Yes, therefore individual GPs take a pay cut slightly but this service should be provided nationally as its best for patients (and our MRIs are more appropriate)

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21 Oct 2017

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