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Your hand therapy appointment

Specialist care for conditions of the hand and forearm 

Coronavirus: hand therapy update

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, please read our advice and information before attending the service.

Locations and contacts

Opening hours

  • Hand therapy: 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday

How do I get an appointment?

We accept GP referrals for hand therapy and plastics.

  • Cancelling or changing your appointment

    There are several options available to help you to cancel or change your appointment with hand therapy services

    Please give us at least 24 hours notice so that we may offer the appointment to another patient.

  • Before your appointment

    Please bring a list of your medications and details of any previous hospital treatment.

  • At your appointment

    Photo of a hand therapy treatmentYour first appointment will generally last 30 minutes to one hour and you will see a hand therapist who is a qualified occupational therapist or physiotherapist.

    Follow-up appointments may be scheduled with an assistant or a technical instructor.

    As this is a teaching hospital, students supervised by qualified staff might be involved in your care. It is valuable training for students and does not affect the quality of your treatment in any way, but please tell us if you do not want them to be present or involved. We will always respect your wishes.

    We will give you leaflets and instructions for treatment if they are relevant for you. We will also give you a name and contact telephone number to contact if you have any questions or problems.  

  • After your appointment

    If you have any concerns following your appointment, please contact your hand therapist: