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Specialist MSK

Our specialist team is made up of advanced practice physiotherapists and podiatrists who are highly skilled in specialist assessment and management of musculoskeletal disorders.

They may offer you:

  • Expert examination to people who are referred by their physiotherapist or GP team
  • Specialist advice, education, treatment or treatment planning
  • If needed, investigations such as x-ray or MRI and referrals to other specialists such as Orthopaedics or Rheumatology

They are guided by up-to-date research and follow national standards of best practice as well as shared-decision making and local guidance to help you achieve your health goals.

*advice for attending face to face appointments*

  • Face to face appointments must be attended alone if possible.
  • Please wait until your appointment to enter the department
  • A face covering must be worn at all time while in the department
  • Staff will be wearing all appropriate PPE during your face to face appointment

 

For enquiries please call the numbers below

Portsmouth

0300 123 6682

Southampton

0300 123 6680

Gosport / SE Hants (SMSK)

0300 123 6615

 

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Please visit our services page for specific services and contact details. Alternatively, contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service by emailing or calling the number below. You can also give us feedback, make a complaint or share a compliment.

pals@solent.nhs.uk

 0800 013 2319

*Lines are open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act was passed on 30 November 2000. It gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, with full access granted in January 2005.

The Act sets out exemptions to that right and places certain obligations on public authorities.

Email: InformationGovernanceTeam@solent.nhs.uk

Phone: 0300 123 3919

*Subject to any exemptions which apply, we are obliged to provide the information requested please note that requests for Personal Information is not covered under this Act and should be applied for through the Data Protection Act 1998.

Our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton.

While our services can be found around various NHS locations in Southampton and Portsmouth (and surrounding districts), our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton at:

Highpoint Venue
Bursledon Road
Southampton
SO19 8BR

If you require a printable version of how to find us including bus times, car access and bike info please download our leaflet. (Copyright of Highpoint Venue).

Central office phone: 0300 123 3390

*Lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

If you are a journalist with a media enquiry, please contact the Communications Team at:

communications@solent.nhs.uk 

0300 123 4156 or 02381 031076

The Communications Office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.