Musculo -skeletal out-patients e.g . back, neck, knee, shoulder etc. GP. Self-referral. Phone this number. They'll give you advice on how you can manage this yourself. They ’ ll also assess you to see if physiotherapy is an option for you. GP completes SCI referral. Self management
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e.g. back, neck, knee, shoulder etc.
Phone this number.
They'll give you advice on how you can manage this yourself.
They’ll also assess you to see if physiotherapy is an option for you
Patient calls NHS 24 MATs 0845number
Triage questions asked.
STarT tool informs decision whether
onward referral to physiotherapy
on waiting list
no further action
if not improved
NHS24 MATs again
Physiotherapy assessment required.
NHS 24 complete SCI referral
on waiting list,
with self management
resources while wait
musculoskeletal physio appointment
We are investigating the possibility of inputting the self-management resources including
phone number, website, digital TV channel, and MSK app on a prescription print-out GP10
NHS 24 MATs phone line
but they need a medical opinion?
NHS Lanarkshire pilot of NHS 24 MATs phone line:
0.02% (2 of 8253) to A&E (follow-up revealed that were appropriate e.g. suspected DVT)
0.3% (27 of 8253) to contact GP
May to July
0 to A&E
0.7% (31 of 4314) advised to contact GP