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Physiotherapy and Hand Therapy

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Colchester Hospital

We provide an outpatient physiotherapy and hand therapy service for any patient whose GP is outside the NE Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and who is referred by their GP or a consultant.

We provide classes in vascular rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, post critical care and cancer fatigue management.

Anglian Community Enterprise provides the outpatient physiotherapy and hand therapy service for adults and paediatrics whose GP is within the NE Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).  For more information please see the ACE website.

How to get here

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Clinics

Location

Physiotherapy is on the ground floor of the Gainsborough wing.

Contact

01206 742 530

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Staying in hospital

Ward information

We see patients on all the wards at Colchester Hospital seven days a week.

We have an on-call overnight service for respiratory patients.

Ipswich Hospital

We hold clinics at Ipswich Hospital.

Your first appointment should take 30 minutes, but can take up to an hour. Follow-up appointments usually take 20–30 minutes

You should bring the following with you:

  • Assessment sheets you have been sent to complete
  • A list of your medications
  • Swimming costume/trunks, towel and shower gel if you are coming for hydrotherapy

You should wear:

  • Shorts or a skirt if you have a lower limb or back problem
  • Trainers and loose clothing suitable for exercise if you are attending a class

How to get here

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Clinics

Location

Use entrance 5 for the physiotherapy department.

Contact

01473 703 318

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Staying in hospital

Ward information

We see patients on the wards from 8am to 8pm every day.

Clacton Hospital

Anglian Community Enterprise provides the outpatient physiotherapy and hand therapy service for adults and paediatrics whose GP is with the NE Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).  For more information please see the ACE website.

How to get here

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In the community

Clinics

Location

The Ipswich Hospital team hold clinics at the following locations:

  • Haven Health Centre, Felixstowe
  • Stow Health Centre, Stowmarket
  • Wickham Market Medical Practice

Contact

01473 703 318

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What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when you are affected by injury, illness or disability. It can also help to reduce your risk of injury or illness in the future.

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