The Referral Process


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Below please find forms that your Consultant may ask you to complete before or after your first consultation.

First Consultation

You can be referred to your chosen Consultant at The Reading Shoulder Unit by your GP, your Physiotherapist or Chiropractor. Alternatively you can self refer as a self paying patient.

Once the referral has been received, you will be sent confirmation of your appointment together with the documents listed below. Please note that these need to be completed and brought to your initial consultation, following which, any future appointments will be arranged.

For overseas patients who require assistance please contact the Reading Shoulder Unit directly on +44 (0) 118 9028116 or +44 (0) 118 902 8109 or drop us an email for further information.


The Reading Shoulder Unit sends out confirmation of appointment in the post along with the following documents.


         Important Patient Information Form This form has to be brought back   
         when seeing the consultant and handed to the relevant RSU secretary.

Registration Form to be completed and to be brought back when attending first appointment and to be handed over to Reception.

Oxford Score If you have a problem with your elbow, you may be asked to fill in this form, as it will help us assess your elbow before and after treatment.


RSU Shoulder Assessment Questionnaire

If you have a problem with your shoulder, you may be asked to fill in this form, as it will help us assess your shoulder before and after treatment


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