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 from 2024, 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.

Download a copy of the poster about focus groups

Focus Groups

We are holding focus-groups.  To register your interest in joining a focus group, please email [email protected] or call 07464 517 512

Please let us know if there any reasonable adjustments we can make to enable you to take part in the discussion.

Date: Wednesday 2nd November

Time: 1pm to 3pm

Location: Flitwick Community Football Centre, Ampthill Road, Flitwick MK45 1BA


Date: Friday 4 November

Time: 10am to 12 noon

Location: Christian Centre, Strudwick Drive, Milton Keynes MK6 2TG


Date: Tuesday 8 November – Meeting cancelled (attendees have been notified and offered an alternative way to share their experience)

Time: 10am to 12 noon

Location: St Andrews Church, Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK40 2PF


Date: Friday 11 November

Time: 10am to 12 noon

Location: The Hat Factory, Bute Street, Luton LU1 2EY


Date: Wednesday 16 November

Time: 7pm

Location: Online – link provided on registration


Date: Tuesday 22 November

Time: 7pm

Location: Online – link provided on registration


Download a copy of the poster here

MSK Focus Groups poster – 2022

If you would like to share your experience but are unable to attend a focus-group, please email [email protected]  or call 07464 517 512 or and we can arrange a telephone conversation.

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