Find out how you can refer yourself or your child to see a physiotherapist.

Last updated: 18 March 2022

Lots of aches and pains can be improved by following simple guidance. Before you refer yourself to our adult physiotherapy service, read more information about how you can help yourself at home.


We are able to offer you a choice of telephone call, video call, or a face to face appointment.

If you live in Cheltenham or Gloucester

You can self refer to Gloucestershire Hospitals adult physiotherapy service if you are registered with a GP in Cheltenham or Gloucester.

You do not need to see your GP to self refer, but you will need to know:

  • the name of your GP and your GP surgery
  • your MRN or NHS number

Children’s physiotherapy

You can refer a child up to 16 years old on Gloucestershire NHS Health and Care's self-referral pages.

Other physiotherapy services in Gloucestershire

You can also refer yourself to physiotherapy services in other hospitals in Gloucestershire. Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust offer services at the following locations:

  • Cirencester Hospital
  • Dilke Hospital
  • Fairford Hospital
  • George Moore Outpatient Clinic, Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Lydney Hospital, including Coleford Health Centre
  • Stroud General Hospital
  • Tewkesbury Hospital
  • The Vale Hospital
  • Winchcombe Medical Centre

Contact us

To speak to a member of the adult physiotherapy service, you can contact us on:

  • 0300 422 3040, Cheltenham General Hospital (9am to 4pm)
  • 0300 422 8527, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (9am to 4pm)

Or you can email us: