Redesign of Musculoskeletal (MSK) services

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Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions are those affecting the bones, muscles and joints such as arthritis, frozen shoulder, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, slipped disc, sciatica, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis

Our aim is to design and commission services across BLMK , which:

    • provide a smoother patient journey
    • deliver the right treatment, at the right time, in the right place
    • have shorter waiting times
    • provide better support for patients throughout their journey
    • is less confusing for health professionals referring patients to the services
    • provides equal levels of service for patients across BLMK

It is important that the views of local people help us with designing the new service, so we want residents and patients to tell us about their experiences to help us understand how services can be improved. If you would like to be involved please contact [email protected] .

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