Edinburgh Community Physiotherapy Service
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
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Last Reviewed: 06/05/2016