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Everything you wanted to know about setting up a Musculoskeletal Service but were afraid to ask!
The webinar will describe how we set up the Telford Musculoskeletal Service and some of the problems we encountered along the way with our solutions.

We will describe how we set up our MSK service in Telford after winning a tender three years ago. The Service is a single-point of access for Rheumatology, Pain, Physio, Orthopaedics and musculoskeletal services in the NHS within Telford. The service is a Prime Vendor type model with Shropshire Community Trust holding the main contract and sub-contracting to other NHS and Private providers in the locality

Who should attend? Commissioners, First contact practitioners, GPs, hospital consultants, physiotherapists , Patients and Patient Organisations and charities.

Please note, this webinar was due to be delivered on 5 October. You are welcome to register and once we have a confirmed date you will receive an email.

Dec 31, 2018 12:30 PM in London

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Dr Louise Warburton, M.B. Ch.B. DFFP.DRCOG. FRCGP. DM-SMed
GPwSI in Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine @NHS Telford and Wrekin
Louise has worked as a GP since 1985 and as Medical Lead for Telford MKS service, seeing a wide variety of patients with MSK and Rheumatology problems. She has wide experience in a variety of roles related to MSK services including: • GP champion for Keele University working in Primary Care MSK research and dissemination. • Past President of the Primary Care Rheumatology Society • Member of Guidelines Development Group for the NICE Guidelines for the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Adults and involved in the Guidelines for Spondyloarthropathy. • Involved in GP education for a number of years; Rheumatology and MSK education in the main and have arranged several MSK conferences for the RCGP and Keele University. • Member of the British Society for Rheumatology Education and Training Committee.
Claire Horsfield, BSc (hons) MCSP
Outpatient AHP Service Manager @Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
After graduating as a Physiotherapist in 1998 Claire started work as a Physiotherapist in the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, Shropshire. Following 18 months of rotations through inpatient and outpatient environments Claire specialised in MSK Outpatients. She secured a role as Therapy Quality Improvement Lead for Outpatients, covering outpatient services for Dietetics, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech & Language Therapists. During her time as Therapy Quality Improvement Lead local Commissioners put a service specification out to tender for an integrated MSK service. Claire became heavily involved in the tender writing process from a therapy perspective. After successfully winning the bid Claire was seconded to Shropshire Community Health Trust in the role of Therapy Lead for the new MSK service to implement the design across the local health economy. Claire is now Outpatient AHP Service Manger across the Trust.