For clinicians

Service lead: Helen Gibbs - MSK lead Barking and Dagenham MCATS and SMAS services
Tel: 0203 644 2865
Email: mcats.bdchs@nhs.net

Referrals

Referrals accepted from GP practices, occupational therapists and Barking Community Hospital, via choose and book

Criteria: Patients aged over 16 years who are registered with a GP in Barking and Dagenham

Exclusions:

  • Patients whose condition is of non-musculoskeletal origin
  • Patients who require surgery with radiological evidence of pathology
  • Patients who require surgery for conditions such as Dupuytren’s contracture, excision of lumps/cysts or patients who have seen a consultant for same condition for the same problem in the past 12 months