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Physiotherapy

Welcome to the Physiotherapy Service. We provide a wide range of Physiotherapy Services at a variety of locations.

PATIENT SERVICES

KING GEORGE HOSPITAL

6 clinical teams provide physiotherapy to In and Out Patients in this new purpose built hospital.

  • Musculoskeletal Outpatients
  • Orthopaedics
  • Womens’ Health
  • Intensive Care/Surgery/Inpatient Paediatrics
  • Neurology
  • Respiratory Medicine

We also provide Physiotherapy care to patients on Juniper Private Patient Unit.

For further information on Physiotherapy Services contact:

John Conaty, Physiotherapy Services Manager on Tel 0181 924 6212.

Karen Lennon, Superintendent Physiotherapist, KGH on Tel: 0181 970 8186 or

For details regarding appointments contact Physiotherapy Reception at:

King George Hospital: Tel 0181 970 8363

Barking Hospital: Tel 0181 924 6241

Adult Community at Seven Kings Health Centre: Tel 0181 924 6277

Paediatric Community at Redbridge Childrens Centre: Tel 0181 924 6113


BARKING HOSPITAL

Physiotherapy is provided to : - Elderly Care Rehabilitation – 4 wards

  • Musculoskeletal Outpatients

GOODMAYES HOSPITAL

Physiotherapy is provided to Mental Health patients on an in and Out patient basis.


ADULT COMMUNITY

Domicillary Physiotherapy

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Musculoskeletal Services at GP Clinics

PAEDIATRIC COMMUNITY

Domicillary Physiotherapy

  • Redbridge Childrens’ Centre
  • Physiotherapy input to individual children in Special and Mainstream schools.


STAFF DEVELOPMENT

KING GEORGE HOSPITAL

The department is committed to developing staff in clinical and non-clinical areas. The 6 clinical teams are led by experienced Senior Staff at Superintendent or Senior 1 grade.

  • Rotations occur in most clinical areas at Junior or Senior II grade. A flexible approach to allow staff preference is adopted to rotations.
  • The Department is committed to clinical audit with each team undertaking 2 audit projects per year.
  • A formal process of Objective Setting/Appraisal occurs at all Physiotherapy grades.
  • Inservice training is conducted on a general and speciality basis with regular sessions x2 per week.

MUSCULOSKELETAL OUTPATIENTS

This service provides a physiotherapy assessment on medical referral. Variety of treatment options available include Hydrotherapy Pool.


ORTHOPAEDICS

Physiotherapy for patients – trauma and elective orthopaedics

Pre-op and Post-op Care in Wards and Adult Day Unit. Progression to Outpatient care as appropriate

Rehabilitation following surgery. Personalised exercise programmes.


WOMENS’ HEALTH

Pregnancy & Post Natal Period - Provides Antenatal Classes in conjunction with midwives.

  • TNS for labour education sessions.
  • Antenatal In and Outpatient service.
  • Post Natal Exercise Class.

Gynaecology - Provides a service to gynaecology Inpatients and Outpatients.

  • Incontinence male/female

SCBU & newborn infants - provides advice on a range of respiratory & musculoskeletal conditions.


INTENSIVE CARE / SURGERY / INPATIENT PAEDIATRICS

Provision of respiratory care and rehabilitation as required to surgical patients.

  • Provision of specialised care as required to a 6 bed general intensive care unit.
  • In and Out patient amputee physiotherapy service.
  • Inpatient physiotherapy cover to a general paediatric ward.
  • Co-ordination of on-call physiotherapy service to emergency respiratory patients at KGH and Barking Hospitals.

NEUROLOGY

  • Rehabilitation for patients in 12 bed Stroke Unit.
  • Rehabilitation for Neurolgoical conditions. In and Outpatient Services.

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

Rehabilitation of patients with respiratory and other medical conditions. Services offered to In and Outpatients.



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