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Physio Self referrals     

Self referrals will now be handled by telephone.  The service is operated by the Musculoskeletal Assessment & Triage Service (MATS) which is hosted by NHS24 and the telephone number is: 0800 917 9390.

Physiotherapy self referral for patients under 16 years of age.  Please fill out the form bellow and post to the address on the form.

CHILDRENS PHYSIO

The NHS  Muscular/Skeletal information  website has lots of self help information and exercise videos that should help you manage your problem

https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/muscle-bone-and-joints

My child has a fever

Advise for Parents and Carers When Your Child Has a Fever

 

    • Look for signs of dehydration including poor urine output, dry mouth, sunken fontanelle (“soft spot”), absence of tears, sunken eyes, and poor overall appearance.

    • Offer regular fluids (if breastfeeding, continue this as normal) and encourage a higher intake if signs of dehydration develop.

    • Dress the child appropriately for their surroundings, with the aim of preventing overheating or shivering.

    • Avoid using tepid sponging (using cool water) to cool the child.

    • Check the child regularly, including during the night.

    • Keep the child away from nursery or school while the fever persists, and notify the nursery or school of the illness.

Seek medical help if:

    • Your child is getting dehydrated.
    • Your child has a fit.
    • Your child develops a non-blanching rash.
    • The fever lasts longer than 5 days.
    • Your child is becoming more unwell.

If you are getting concerned.

More information is available at www.whenshouldiworry.com/ 



 
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