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Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

YouthHealthTalk
Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

NEWQUAY HOSPITAL

DROP-IN/SELF REFERRAL PHYSIOTHERAPY  SYSTEM

 

  •  Drop-In Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 10.30 am only. First come first served system. You may have to wait to be seen.

 

  • During busy times you may be turned away – there are only a certain number of allocated slots each day.

 

  • Patients with Back/Neck pain must see GP first for a written referral.

 

  •  Children between 10 and 16 years must be referred by a GP first. We do not see children under 10.

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS

 Complete self referral form then send to us via post/fax/email or by hand. This will then be reviewed by us and we will contact you to arrange a convenient time. This option is especially suited to those who have a longstanding or complex musculoskeletal problem.

 

CONTACT NUMBERS

Tel: 01637 834877   Fax: 01637 893611

 

     SELF REFERRAL FORMS AVAILABLE FROM

  1.     Physiotherapy Department
  2.     GP Practice
  3.     Website:  http://tempuri.org/tempuri.html

 

 

 

Physio Direct isa telephone service that allows you to talk directly to a chartered physiotherapist to:

 

·        Gain advice

 

·        Be provided with therapeutic exercises if appropriate

 

·        Be placed onto the waiting list for a formal appointment at your local department if required.

 

 

 

Physio Direct is provided at:

 

Liskeard:Monday - Friday 08.30-10.00 and 12.30-14.00 Tel: 01579 335616

 

Launceston: Monday/Wednesday/Friday12.30-14.00 Tel: 01566 761021

 

 

 

St Austell: Monday– Friday 09.00-10.30 and13.00-14.00Tel: 01726 873075

 
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