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Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Musculoskeletal Services

Outpatient Physiotherapy Service:
The outpatient physiotherapy service offers individual and group based appointments to help promote physical independence by enhancing function and encouraging individuals to assume responsibility for their health and well-being.

Hand Occupational Therapy Service:
The hand therapy service provides specialist care for adults and children with both non-surgical and surgical conditions of the hand and forearm.

Clinics

Locations and contact details:

We deliver physiotherapy and group based therapy at 3 main locations:
Chaul End Community Centre
515a Dunstable Road, Luton LU4 8Q

Bushmead Community Centre
Hancock Drive, LU2 7SF

Bassett Road Health Clinic
25 Bassett Road, Leighton Buzzard LU7 1AR

We deliver hand occupational therapy at:
Kingsway Health Centre
385 Dunstable Road, Luton LU4 8BY

Clinicians - Consultants/Specialist Nurses

Referral Process

The team accepts referrals from:

  • Local GP Practices in Bedfordshire – under 18’s only
  • CIRCLE (Bedfordshire) – over 18’s only
  • Local GP practices in Luton – under 16’s only
  • Selected clinicians workings within the Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Useful Contacts

  • Service Manager
    Cathy O'Mahony
    01582 497048
    cathryn.omahony@ldh.nhs.uk
  • Hand Occupational Therapy:
    01582 718687 Lines are open between 8.30-15.30. There is a facility to leave a voice message outside of these hours. 141, 484, 521
  • General Manager
    Louise Young
    01582 497210
    Louise.Young@ldh.nhs.uk
  • Outpatients booking department:
    01582 561385
  • Physiotherapy:
    01582 497045 or 718680 Lines are open between 8.30-15.30. There is a facility to leave a voice message outside of these hours. 141, 484, 521
  • Clinical Director:
    Dr Simon Allen
    Simon.Allen@ldh.nhs.uk
  • Switchboard
    01582 491166