Patients can book an NHS consultation with Mr Parker via a Musculoskeletal Clinic and/or their GP, at Circle Heath Group's The Priory Hospital in Birmingham, and Woodlands Hospital in Darlington, County Durham.
HOW TO BOOK A CONSULTATION AS AN NHS PATIENT
Both The Priory Hospital in Birmingham, and Woodlands Hospital in Darlington, provide services to the NHS. Patients can now choose where they have their NHS treatment, which includes private hospitals. Speak to your GP or musculoskeletal clinic about referring you for an appointment as an NHS patient to see Mr Parker, or contact Sarah, the Practice Manager for further information.
The Priory Hospital, Birmingham
If you wish to be seen as an NHS patient at Priory Hospital it will depend on which CCG your GP practice falls under, as to whether it can be your GP who refers you directly into Mr Parker's NHS clinic, or if you first need to see an NHS musculoskeletal physician who can then refer you to see Mr Parker. You must make your GP and/or musculoskeletal physician aware of which consultant and hospital you wish to be seen at.
Woodlands Hospital, Darlington
If you wish to be seen as an NHS patient at Woodlands Hospital your GP will need to refer you via the NHS musculoskeletal pathway. You must also make your GP and musculoskeletal physician aware of which consultant and hospital you wish to be referred to for your appointment.
Click here for further information - NHS Treatment in a Private Hospital
Cancelling your NHS Consultation
We require 1 week's notice to cancel your NHS consultation. Please note, if, as an NHS patient, you cancel your appointment with under 1 week's notice, or you fail to attend your consultation on two occasions, you will be discharged back to your GP. Exceptional circumstances will obviously be considered. Please see our cancellation policy for further information.
Text messages from the Hospital
You will receive a text message reminder from Circle Health Group the day before any you have a booked appointment. This includes your consultations with Mr Parker, and any physiotherapy appointments you may have. The text message will not however, detail the hospital, time of your appointment or who it is with. You are also unable to reply to these messages. If you have any queries regarding your consultation or physiotherapy appointment, please contact us directly.