The regional prosthetic service provides assessment, prescriptions, manufacture, rehabilitation, care and maintenance of upper and lower limb prostheses (artificial limbs). The multidisciplinary team includes a consultant, specialist nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, rehabilitation assistant, prosthetist, psychological therapist and technicians.
All services are provided within one clinical setting. Care and maintenance of the prostheses is also supplied. The team also sees pre-amputation consultations and provides support to those who maybe unable to tolerate a prosthesis. We follow the NASDAB guidelines.
Watch Acting Lead Physiotherapist, Tracy, give an introduction to the service below:
Contact our service in Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge, Waltham Forest and Brentwood
Mayflower Community Hospital
Blunts Wall Road
Tel: main reception 0300 300 1849
Tel: appointments 0300 300 1846
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 8.30am- 4.30pm