Sheffield-based, extreme mountaineer and climber, Ian Parnell raised the roof as he demonstrated his skills at the Sheffield City GP Health Centre on Broad Lane for the official opening of the new service Physiotherapy @ One Medicare on 3rd May 2010.
The Physiotherapy service offers a convenient location and times to busy city centre residents looking to receive prompt treatment, specifically after work or in their lunch break. The service is a joint venture between One Medicare and Hallamshire Physiotherapy, allowing a team of experienced chartered physiotherapists to deliver expert treatment from a prime healthcare location, the Sheffield City GP Health Centre. The bespoke service will allow anyone to book appointments for diagnosis and treatment on any issue or concern, in the accessible city centre location.
Speaking at the launch of Physiotherapy @ One Medicare, Ian Parnell said: "I think it's brilliant that a physiotherapy service is being offered in the city centre. When you're working full time it can be hard to fit treatment into a busy schedule and so people can be tempted to leave minor issues untreated. Physiotherapy @ One Medicare will make treatment more accessible, with quality services available at convenient hours."
Dr Steve Hodgson of Physiotherapy @ One Medicare, added: "We recognised a need for this type of care, as a large proportion of the patients visiting the health centre every day have issues that could be resolved by physiotherapy.
"The new Physiotherapy @ One Medicare service means that we are now able to reach out to office workers, sports enthusiasts and Sheffield residents, offering them a high quality service, in an easily accessible location, at a time to suit them. We are committed to providing the best possible, friendly service to anyone who comes to see us, working extended hours to facilitate flexible appointments."
Anyone can request an appointment by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling 0114 266 9966. Initial consultation, including treatment, is charged at £50 with follow up appointments charged at £38 each. There is also a discounted rate for students and those out of work of £30 for follow up appointments.
The Sheffield City GP Health Centre is located at 75 Broad Lane and is open 8.00am to 8.00pm, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Further information on the Sheffield City GP Health Centre is available on our website at www.walkinwhenyouneedus.com or by calling 0114 241 2700.
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