Looking After Our Carbon Foot (& Ankle) Print

Some changes are brewing here at Sussex MSK Partnership East, as we begin to align our ways of working to the ‘Greener NHS’ initiatives and look to tackle our environmental impact. The article below discusses this further.

“SMSKPE is ‘switching to email’. Therefor our conversations with patients are changing. We are now asking for consent to add email addresses to records in order to send documents, letters and updates, by email instead of post. It is quicker, cleaner and much more efficient. Avoiding post is only one small win. Once we can communicate by email, it makes several other interactions much more efficient, too…”

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Our Carbon Foot Print

 Looking After Our Carbon Foot (& Ankle) Print Some changes are brewing here at Sussex MSK Partnership East, as we begin to align our ways of working to the ‘Greener NHS’ initiatives and look to tackle our environmental impact. The article below discusses this further. “SMSKPE is ‘switching to email’. Therefor our conversations with patients […]

Videos While You Wait

Videos While You Wait We have put together a series of videos outlining the exercises our ‘Guide to having healthy hips and knees’ booklet. We hope that these will give you some idea of what you could do while waiting for an appointment or to remind you how to do them if you have been […]

Support while you wait

SUPPORT WHILE YOU WAIT We recently successfully held a webinar for patients waiting for a first appointment on our Advanced Practitioner lists. This is now available for you to watch in your own time following the link below. SUPPORT WHILE YOU WAIT – YOUTUBE LINK We hope this helps give you some insight into how […]

Local Walks

Coastal paths, South Downs views, rivers, beautiful parks and twittens. We are lucky in East Sussex to be surrounded by so much glorious countryside. Nothing beats getting out in nature, if you enjoy walking or want to try something new. There are some wonderful local walks with simple maps in East Sussex to be found […]

Our year in review 2020/21

ANNUAL REPORT 2020/2021 Click here to read our Annual Report 2020/21. Find out about what our service has done, how we constantly strive to put the patient at the heart of what we do. Read about we have learnt throughout the year and how we use the feedback given to inform improvement across the service.

RECITE ME

Recite Me web accessibility and language toolbar  Recite Me is innovative cloud-based software that lets visitors to our website view and use it in the way that works best for them.  We have added the Recite Me web accessibility and language toolbar to our website to make it accessible and inclusive for as many people as possible.  It helps the one in five people […]

Tell us your Story

  We are constantly looking at ways to improve our service.  Currently we are looking for patients who have had some experience Sussex MSK Partnership over the last year.  You can be someone who has been involved with MSK services a long time, or new to the service.  .   We would like to hear your story, for example:  How did you come […]

The Blueprint

We are excited to share with you the Blueprint for the new Patient Experience Strategy we have recently developed here at Sussex Musculoskeletal Partnership East (SMSKPE).  This has been the work of some months over the course of which, due to COVID-19 we have seen some real changes within the way that patients access medical […]

One You East Sussex

It’s been a tough few months for many of us, and at a time where our health has never been more important. One You can help you get back to a healthier you, and support you to make simple changes towards a longer and happier life. They can help provide tools, motivational support and encouragement […]

First Contact Practitioners

We are excited to announce that we have made great progress with the integration of First Contact Practitioners (FCP’s) across our region. The FCP is a new clinical role evolving across the UK. It involves placing senior physiotherapists directly into GP Practices and to treat patients that come into the clinic with Musculoskeletal problems. SMSKPE’s […]