Due to the Coronavirus crisis the Musculoskeletal Advice and Triage Service number below has been temporarily redirected to manage calls relating to Coronavirus.

If you have any NEW muscle or joint injury please book a telephone or video appointment with our Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner, Jordan Hepburn, or use the Call MIA service below.  If you have ongoing problems please book a telephone or video appointment with our Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner, Jordan Hepburn or one of our GPs. 

Call MIA is an online video consultation service for patients aged 8 years and over who have an injury less than 14 days old. It is carried out by a qualified Nurse Practitioner who can provide advice in minutes on injuries including:

• strains, sprains and suspected broken bones of arms and legs
• wounds and minor burns
• minor bumps to head and face
• simple eye injuries
• insect bites and stings

A lot of minor injuries can be treated from the comfort of your own home or with the help of a local pharmacist. If you do need to be examined in person, Call MIA will arrange a suitable appointment at a minor injuries service so you don’t need to wait when you attend.

To arrange an appointment call freephone 0300 790 6267 between 8am and 8pm 7 days a week.

If your minor injury is over 14 days old, please contact your local GP. Children aged 7 years and under should attend one of the services at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Western General Hospital or St John’s Hospital.


MUSCLE OR JOINT PROBLEMS?

Do you have a muscle or joint problem?  For advice and self care information you can:

Visit: www.nhsinform.scot/msk

Download:  'MSK Help' app free from app stores

Phone: The musculoskeletal Advice and Triage Service on 0800 917 9390 - number temporarily redirected to manage Coronavirus-related calls.  Please visit their website for more information.

Speak to our trained advisors who will direct you to key advice to help you. If required they can send your details to your local NHS service.

Lines open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

0800 numbers are free to call from mobiles and landlines.

You must be aged 16 or over to use this service.

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