The copyright of all material on this site, including text, graphics* and photographs, belongs to Sussex MSK Partnership East (SMSKPE), unless otherwise stated. Text and graphics may be freely reproduced for the purposes of any personal or educational use or private research. However, the use of any text or graphics contained in this site for any commercial purposes is not authorised unless permission is first obtained from SMKPE.
Photographs may not be used without the prior consent of SMKPE.

Virus protection
Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the material produced on this site is checked it is always wise to run anti-virus software before downloading any material from this site. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system whilst using the material on this site.

External links
External links are provided on this website provide users with additional information. SMKPE cannot guarantee that such links will always work, and make no representations as to the quality or accuracy of the sites linked to.
SMKPE does not endorse any external sites and is not responsible for their content.

Privacy statement
Information you supply using any electronic forms on this site will only be used for the purpose(s) stated on the form.
Information you provide in emails to us will only be used for the purpose (which we reasonably believe) that you give it to us for.

Information you provide us with may be used for statistical research but will not be used in any way (beyond its original purpose) which enables you to be identified.

We do not use cookies for collecting user information from the site and we will not collect any information about you except that required for system administration of the web server. However, as most sites we use Google Analytics to see how visitors use our website and which pages are popular.  If you wish to disable Google Analytics please click here (link to

Access Policy

*Banners used on caseload pages (Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Hip, Knee, Shoulder & Elbow, Spine & Neck) contain edited images originally sourced from Freepik, original 3d models and images created by kjpargeter