Edinburgh Community Physiotherapy Service

Patient on crutches standing with a Health ProfessionalAbout Us

Edinburgh Community Physiotherapy Service serves Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership. The role of the Edinburgh H&SCP is to make a measurable improvement in local population health and provide higher quality, accessible, joined up services to local communities.

The role of the Community Physiotherapy Service is:

  • To provide a skilled, accessible and equitable musculoskeletal and rehabilitation service for the population of the City of Edinburgh , in a variety of out-patient, domiciliary and hospital environments
  • To provide users with timely, individualised and clinically effective care, including preventative care, screening, assessment, treatment and advice to alleviate pain, maximise function and promote self-management
  • To provide clinical education and specialist teaching to undergraduate and post-graduate physiotherapists and other health care professionals

For further advice, please visit www.nhsinform.scot/care-support-and-rights/nhs-services/helplines/musculoskeletal-msk-helpline

Last Reviewed: 25/04/2017