Hand Therapy

The Hand Therapy Service offers specialist assessment and treatment of the hand, wrist and forearm. The team consists of occupational therapists, a physiotherapist and a technical Instructor who work with the support of our expert surgical team.

The Hand Therapy Service receives referrals from Trauma and Orthopaedic, Plastic and  Rheumatology consultants and local GPs.

Following referral, patients will receive a detailed assessment and then agree goals and a treatment plan with their Hand Therapist. The team use a biopsychosocial approach to therapy and the overall aim of treatment is to improve everyday functional capacity. Patients may receive one-to-one or group therapy sessions, dependent on their needs.

Accessing this service

Referrals to the service can be made through Epsom/St Helier consultants, A&E and local GPs.

All new appointments are made via the Referral Management Centre (RMC) on:

Tel: 020 8296 4488 
Email: esth.sdhcreferrals@nhs.net