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Coronavirus - Changes to our services

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some of our non-urgent services have been temporarily suspended and others are operating with reduced hours. Find out about service changes here.


This part of the website is being designed specifically for GPs, Clinical Commissioning groups, care homes and other care professionals who need the service referral information or access to Trust policies and care leaflets.

How does a GP refer in to this service?

GPs should direct patients to call Shropdoc on 08444 068888 or otherwise send a letter by post to the relevant clinic.

Types of patients regularly seen

This service typically sees patients with injuries and conditions which affect the muscles, joints and soft tissues. Injuries which can be treated by Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists can include:

  • Ligament sprains
  • Muscle strains
  • Arthritis
  • Cartilage tears
  • Pre and post surgery rehabilitation
  • Fracture rehabilitation
  • Back pain

Patients not seen by this service

The service does not see patients with the following issues:

  • neurological problems
  • respiratory problems
  • rehabilitation based problems (e.g. falls)

Service contacts information

  • Bishop's Castle
    Tel: 01588 630908
  • Bridgnorth
    Tel: 01746 711050
  • Ludlow
    Tel: 01584 871114
  • Market Drayton
    Tel: 01930 650732
  • Newport
    Tel: 01952 820272
  • Shrewsbury
    Tel: 01743 283395
  • Whitchurch
    Tel: 01948 509235
Next review due: 1 September 2020