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Specialist MSK

Southampton and Portsmouth

To be seen by the Specialist MSK team, a referral needs to be made to the Physiotherapy service. Patients registered with a Southampton or Portsmouth GP surgery are able to self-refer into the service. Find the Online self-referral form here.

Your GP is also able to complete this referral for you.

Once your referral has been received by the Physiotherapy service, it will be triaged by a senior member of staff. At this point, you will be offered an appointment with the Specialist MSK team if appropriate. Our Physiotherapists work closely with our Specialist MSK team so can organise a referral to see them if needed.

Fareham, Gosport and South East Hampshire

Please view the list of GP practices for Fareham/Gosport and for South East Hampshire. If you are registered with one of these GP practices, your GP will need to make a referral into Physiotherapy to access the Specialist MSK team

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.