ONWARD REFERRAL

Onward referral to secondary care services can be made throughout your journey within SIMS depending on the clinical requirement. Referral from Sunderland IMS to a range of other clinical specialities is available throughout the patients journey dependent upon then clinical requirement.

Referrals to the following specialities is often undertaken to ensure the most comprehensive care available:

  • Trauma and Orthopaedics
  • Rheumatology
  • Pain management
  • General Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Biomechanics
  • Podiatry

ONWARD REFERRALS TO OUTSIDE AGENCIES

We also have other with other stakeholders:

  • Age Concern
  • Sunderland Psychological Wellbeing Service
  • Move to improve
  • Self-management and support groups
  • Weight management