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Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Services in the area (1617076)

1. Please confirm/deny whether there is a community rehabilitation service in your area for treating the following conditions:

Rehabilitation services in the NHS Calderdale CCG area for the named conditions are as follows:

Hip fracture  provided via the Elective Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Team
Stroke  provided via the Support & Independence Team (SIT)
COPD  provided via the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Service

 

2. Please provide the patient pathway for accessing any services confirmed in request one.

Patient pathways in the NHS Calderdale CCG area for the named conditions are as follows:

Hip fracture   By urgent referral by GP to Orthopaedics
Stroke Accessed through ‘Gateway to Care’; unless the patient has been seen by ESD (Early Supported Discharge) or they have been in an Intermediate Care Bed in which case the patient will be referred directly to SIT so that they are picked up on discharge from the other service
COPD : By GP referral to outpatient service. Also, referral via Single Point of Access to Specialist Community Respiratory Service (access to daily Consultant-led Hot Clinic)

 

3. Please provide the waiting times for accessing any services confirmed in request one.

NHS Calderdale CCG does not hold information with regard waiting times for rehabilitation services for hip fractures or COPD.

Stroke Waiting times are approximately 5 weeks for a new patient into SIT. However, there is an early warning system which ensures patients who are on the stroke ward or on ESD don’t have to wait to be seen and will be picked up on discharge.

4. Please confirm/deny whether patients can be a) re-referred into or b) self-refer back into any services confirmed in request one.

NHS Calderdale CCG does not hold this information with regard to rehabilitation services for hip fractures.

Stroke  Patients can be re-referred to SIT and can self-refer.
COPD  Patients can be re-referred but cannot self-refer currently.


5. Please provide details of the staffing make-up of any services confirmed in request one.

Calderdale NHS CCG does hold this information with regard to the team that provides
rehabilitation services for hip fractures.

Stroke Team The stroke Team is made up of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists; Speech and Language Therapists; Dieticians and Podiatrists, and Rehabilitation Assistants
COPD  x1 WTE Band 6 Physiotherapist; x1 0.6 WTE Band 7 physiotherapist; x2 part-time assistants (band unknown)

 


6. Please confirm/deny that patients can access MSK physiotherapy through each of the following pathways:

By referring themselves directly to the physiotherapy service? No
By seeing a GP and being given the details to book a physiotherapy appointment themselves? No
By seeing a GP who arranges the referral to the physiotherapy service? Yes
By seeing a Physiotherapist directly in a GP practice? Services are available at Hebden Valley Medical Centre, Todmorden Health Centre, Beechwood Medical Centre, Broad Street Plaza and Brighouse Health Centre.

Other (please provide details) N/A

7. Please confirm/deny that patients can access physiotherapy for their existing long-term condition through each of the following pathways:

By referring themselves directly to the physiotherapy service? No
By seeing a GP and being given the details to book a physiotherapy appointment themselves? No
By seeing a GP who arranges the referral to the physiotherapy service? Yes
By seeing a Physiotherapist directly in a GP practice? Services available at Hebden Valley Medical Centre, Todmorden Health Centre, Beechwood Medical Centre, Broad Street Plaza and Brighouse Health Centre .

Other (please provide details) N/A

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