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Hand therapy and plastics referrals

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 sending any referrals to the service.

Who can refer

We provide a dedicated team of hand therapy staff to inpatients and outpatients, offering a wide variety of services such as rehabilitation programmes, accident and emergency, plastic surgery, rheumatology and general specialties.

We accept GP referrals for hand therapy and plastics. We also accept NHS e-Refferal Service referrals for certain clinics. We take both local and national referrals.

How to refer

All referrals should be directed to our hand therapy team through the details below.

  • Call/email:

  • Write:

    Hand therapy
    Third floor, Lambeth Wing
    St Thomas' Hospital
    Westminster Bridge Road
    London SE1 7EH

NHS e-Referral Service

GPs and health professionals can also refer to our hand therapy service using the NHS e-Referral Service (formerly known as Choose and Book).

Download our hand therapy guide (PDF 96Kb) for further information and referral criteria.

If you're a patient and would like to find out more about NHS e-Referral Service, see NHS e-Referral Service: information for patients.