Falls Prevention

The Falls Prevention Service is a specialist one aiming to reduce the number of falls and fall-related injuries and is made up of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurse and rehabilitation technicians.

There is a single Point of Referral

Tel: 01952 607788

Fax: 01952 580305

Find out more: http://www.shropscommunityhealth.nhs.uk/falls-prevention

Equipment

Community Equipment Services provides a range of equipment from simple aids for daily living to more complex pieces of equipment enabling people to stay in their home environment.

Find out more: http://www.shropscommunityhealth.nhs.uk/rte.asp?id=10063

Tel: 01952 603838

Email: community.equipmentservices@shropcom.nhs.uk

Moving and Handling Service

The Moving and Handling Service provides specific, clinically-led advice to patients, carers and health care professionals on moving and handling issues. This includes clinical assessments and re-assessments as required and as medical conditions change. The team also demonstrates how specialist or prescribed equipments works.

Tel: 01952 607713 / 607712

Email: julie.lewis@shropcom.nhs.uk

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy helps restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability, combining knowledge and skill to improve health and well-being.

Patients are referred into the services by their General Practitioner or a consultant.

Podiatry and foot health

A community-based service that provides patients who are registered with a GP in Shropshire or Telford and Wrekin with effective and timely advice, assessments and diagnosis for foot care or podiatric treatment.

New patients are referred into the services by an accredited health professional such as a district nurse, therapist or GP by means of a service referral form. They may also be referred to the service via the Choose and Book system.

Podiatry Team (main office) – Tel: 01743 277681