Musculoskeletal service user & carer panel

The NHS wants to improve Musculoskeletal (MSK) services. MSK services include Trauma and Orthopaedic, Rheumatology and Pain services. The service covers carers living in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

Please note: this panel is not run by Carers Support Centre.

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Musculoskeletal Patient Involvement Workshop

Are you currently or have you used local Physiotherapy, Rheumatology, Podiatry, Orthopaedics, Pain Clinic Services in the last 2 years?

If the answer is ’Yes’, you might be interested in attending a workshop to help re-design the way patients access these services?

Please email: or call: 0117 947 4441 to find out more or book your place.

Consultation: Feed in your views on musculoskeletal services in Bristol and S.Glos

The Sustainable Transformation Partnership (STP) in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are redesigning the musculoskeletal pathway and need your help to do this. The musculoskeletal pathway includes physiotherapy, rheumatology, orthopaedics, pain clinic, podiatry, plus the musculoskeletal assessment and treatment service. In partnership with South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, the STP are looking for the views of patients, public and interested parties to offer your views on what the high level design of the service will look like.

A workshop is being held on Tuesday 31 October, 10am – 1pm at the Vassall Centre, Bristol, BS16 2QQ. They are particularly looking for people that have experienced these services within the last two years. If you are interested in attending please contact

E-mail: or
Telephone: 0117 947 4441