GP referrals can be for a variety of reasons, but they all have one thing in common - the person requires the services of a trained professional to design a safe and effective exercise programme for them. Whether it's because of rehab after an injury or surgery, due to an illness, or simply because your doctor thinks that you need to get in better shape for health reasons, GP referrals are on the increase.
What is it?
The GP referral scheme lasts for 12 weeks and is supervised by qualified staff who will make sure that you will have a safe, effective and enjoyable start to a more active healthier lifestyle.
Who will benefit?
Exercise can play a key role in assisting postoperative recovery, mobility, insomnia, back pain and weight loss, as well as improving self-esteem and fitness. In addition, research has proven that regular exercise can improve a broad range of physical and psychological medical conditions including amongst others;
How the GP Referral scheme operates. A local GP, Practice Nurse, Consultant or other medical professional refers patients by issuing them with a 'Referral Form'. This referral gives details of any medical problems the patient may have which will need consideration when one of our qualified instructors is formulating an appropriate exercise regime.
Please ask at reception should you require further information and we will be happy to help you.