Opportunity for GPs & PTs to Ally

This is a really cool idea that we could do as individual businesses. It shouldn’t take a government program, and could be implemented on a small scale with physicians and physical therapists who already have relationships.

GP practice-based physiotherapist scheme to be rolled out

A scheme which places physiotherapists directly into general practice is to be rolled out across North Wales after a pilot showed it freed up GP time.

Results from a nine-month trial in four practices found a 16% reduction in referrals to hospital-based services.

And nearly 2,000 appointments were made directly with the physiotherapists which would have otherwise been made with the GP.

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