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Self-referral

Rapid access to NHS physios can reduce costs, improving health outcomes and patients’ engagement in their care. Yet only one in three clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England allow patient self-referral to physiotherapy.

Map: self-referral in the United Kingdom

Map: self-referral in the United Kingdom

Only a third of clinical commissioning groups in England offer full self-referral. See the national picture.

Evidence for GPs, employers and patients

Evidence for GPs, employers and patients

Self-referral saves time, money and reduces the GP workload. Examples and evidence here.

Why we should support patient self-referral

Why we should support patient self-referral

More services should allow patients to refer themselves directly to physiotherapy.

Putting self-referral into practice

Putting self-referral into practice

Physios should implement self-referral. Download detailed information here.

Physiotherapy Works for self-referral

Physiotherapy Works for self-referral

Read the evidence-based briefing for self-referral.

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