The service is for all adults who are admitted to hospital, ie inpatients, and who require physiotherapy intervention.
Referral is either by healthcare professionals or “blanket” referral.
Monday - Thursday 8.15am - 4.45pm
Friday 8.15am - 4.30pm
How to find us
The main Inpatient Physiotherapy department is located on the floor above main reception (Second Floor) and is adjacent to the Rheumatology department in area C.
There is also a physiotherapy gym in the Centre for Elderly Medicine where the elderly and stroke physiotherapy team are based.
We provide a full range of physiotherapy interventions for all specialities to adults whilst they are in hospital. Specialities are: neurology, trauma and orthopaedic, renal, respiratory, elderly rehabilitation, plastic surgery, general surgery, vascular surgery, oral, ENT, acute medical, urology, gynaecology, cardiology, oncology and critical care. We have specialist team leaders dedicated to each area. We also provide an out of hours and weekend on call respiratory service.
We do not provide any musculoskeletal outpatient physiotherapy service. This service is provided by the Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust at the Highfields Clinical care centre. The contact details are provided at the bottom of this page.
Two dedicated gymnasiums with individual treatment areas are situated at either end of the hospital. One provides treatment facilities for acute medical, surgical, trauma and orthopaedic patients, the other one situated in the Centre for Elderly Medicine provides treatment facilities for patients in adjacent wards (Elderly Rehabilitation, Stroke Unit, and acute medicine) Each Area has dedicated portering services.
The contact details for Inpatient Physiotherapy are
Telephone 01604 545652
Fax 01604 545147
The Outpatient physiotherapy department is located at Highfields Clinical care centre, Cliftonville.
To contact Outpatient physiotherapy please ring Patient contact centre on 03305 556789 and then option 2.