Patients presenting to a GP practice with a Musculoskeletal (MSK) condition can now be assessed by a highly skilled physiotherapist without seeing a GP first.
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Consent forms must be returned within seven days and secondary pupils can self-consent, though they are encouraged to speak to a parent or carer first.
Of particular importance is that staff have felt well supported and informed, said NHS Western Isles Nurse and AHP Director/Chief Operating Officer, Fiona C. Mackenzie.
You can get seriously ill from Covid-19 at any age and the virus can cause serious long-term effects regardless of age.
This will improve the patient journey by accelerating their MSK assessment, treatment plan and if appropriate, referrals for further investigation.