Wait Times

Please be advised these waiting times can vary from the times below. Due to COVID-19 all services are experiencing changeable waiting times.

Musculoskeletal Assessment & Rehabilitation Service (Physiotherapy & Osteopathy)

LocationRoutineHigh Priority
Crawley
Hospital
20-22 weeks1-2 weeks
Horsham
Hospital
20-22 weeks1-2 weeks

Musculoskeletal Advanced Practitioner

PathwayRoutineHigh Priority
Foot & Ankle9-12 weeks2-4 weeks
Podiatry7-14 weeks2-4 weeks
Knee4-6
weeks
2-4 weeks
Hip4-6 weeks2-4 weeks
Hand & Wrist3-14 weeks2-4 weeks
Shoulder
& Elbow
9-11 weeks2-4 weeks
Spine4-17 weeks2-4 weeks
Persistent Pain6-16 weeks2-4 weeks
Rheumatology
(including
Fibromyalgia)
3-5 weeks2-4 weeks

BSUH Physiotherapy
(Outside Our Service)

LocationRoutineHigh Priority
Brighton General & Royal Sussex County Hospital48 weeks2-4 weeks
Mid-Sussex
(Princess Royal Hospital)
47 weeks2-4 weeks

Diagnostics (Outside Our Service)

TypeRoutineHigh Priority
MRI7-10 weeks2-4 weeks
Ultrasound6-8 weeks2-4 weeks
Ultrasound
Guided Injection
8-10 weeks4-6 weeks
CT Scan6-8 weeks2-4 weeks
X-Ray (Crawley, Mid Sussex & Brighton)Walk-In ServiceN/A
X-Ray (Horsham)1-2 weeksN/A
Blood
Test
Walk-In ServiceN/A

After your diagnostic it will usually take another 1-2 weeks for us to receive the report. Once received we will book a follow-up with your clinician or add you to a waiting list if no appointments are available at the time.

Please see our Scans & Injections page for more information and contact details for each diagnostic/scan.

Secondary Care Wait Times (Consultant & Other Services)

The below spreadsheet shows waiting times for all secondary-care services across the South East.
If you would like to know wait times for out of area hospitals these can be found on the NHS Choices website.