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Children's Physiotherapy and Occcupational Therapy Rehabilitation

Who we are and what we do

We are the Children’s Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Team providing specialist assessments and care to babies, children and young people. We are an integrated service of Neurodevelopmental and Musculoskeletal physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists (OT) and Therapy assistants.

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Where we work

We work in hospitals, schools and communities and are comprised of two core teams; Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists. The Physiotherapists cover West Norfolk and North Cambridgeshire, the Occupational Therapists cover West Norfolk. We are based at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn. Physiotherapists also work at the New Horsefair Clinic in Wisbech.

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Who we help

We help children and young people with a variety of conditions, injuries and illnesses. Below are some examples:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Muscular Dystrophies
  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Developmental delay
  • Functional difficulties
  • Orthopaedic Conditions such Talipes, Torticollis, Plagiocephaly
  • Injuries such as muscle strains, joint dislocations, fractures (bony breaks)
  • Osgood Schlatter’s Disease

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Information for professionals

Children and young people under the age of 16 can be referred to this service via letter or electronic referral by an NHS Health Care Professional, for example a Paediatrician, Health Visitor, Occupational Therapist or General Practitioner. Children’s Occupational Therapists cover West Norfolk. Children’s physiotherapists cover West Norfolk and North Cambridgeshire localities. Children are accepted depending on their registered GP and triaged according to clinical need. Appointments are offered within 18 weeks.

For paediatric continence referrals, due to service restrictions, we do not carry out assessments and will accept referrals for pelvic floor exercises only.

Patients with neurological conditions requiring Occupational Therapy will be accepted up to the age of 18 years.

Please contact the team for further information on how to refer.

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Contact Us

Working hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.45pm

Address:

Paediatric Rehabilitation Service

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust

Gayton Road

King’s Lynn

PE30 4ET

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