We are pleased to introduce you to Pete, an experienced Physiotherapist who Joined the Lennard Surgery Team during the pandemic.
Pete is the First Contact Practitioner (FCP) who is an experienced physiotherapist who has advanced skills necessary to assess, diagnose and recommend appropriate treatment or a referral for musculoskeletal (MSK) problems on a patients first contact with healthcare services.
This means that patients contacting the surgery for problems relating to pain in their joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons or spine will have their first appointment with Pete to enable the best management decisions to be made for the problem.
An FCP offers expert assessment and diagnosis. If appropriate, an FCP may prescribe some exercises, give advise, refer for blood tests, X-ray, Ultrasound or MRI scans, administer steroid injections or refer a patient to an appropriate secondary health service.
Pete qualified in 1995 from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. He completed his Masters degree with Distinction in 2008. He has worked in several Clinical Specialist roles and published original spinal research with 45 global citations. He also works in his own private practice in Bristol.
Pete works at the Lennard Surgery every Tuesday & Wednesday, his appointments are pre-bookable. He has been seeing patients virtually by video consultations throughout the pandemic but now we are offering face to face appointments. If you are less able or prefer video consultation, we can still offer this service to you.
- You must have muscle or joint pain
- Must be over the age of 5
- Can be a new problem or old problem
- Can only be 1 problem per consultation
To book an appointment please contact reception on 0117 9642211 OR you can fill in a form via E-Consult and you will receive a response by 18:30 the following day. Please click image below if you wish to fill in the online form.