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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
OxSport

Coronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough and/or high temperaturedo not come to our hospitals.

Follow the national advice and stay at home for seven days. For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild infection, but for some of our patients it is a higher risk. Please help us to help you.

Important information about non-urgent inpatient operations and outpatient appointments.

From Monday 23 March we will not allow any visitors to our hospitals – with a few exceptions.

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Referrals

Referral information for patients

Your GP must refer you for your first appointment at OxSport.

Referral information for GPs

Please refer to OxSport through the MSK hub service.

If you have questions about this process or your referral, please contact us:

  • Tel: 01865 738 285

We will aim to respond to your query within two working days.

OxSport are happy to accept referrals for patients with musculoskeletal injuries that occurred as a result of participation in / is preventing participation in sport or physical activity or have any of the following criteria:

  1. Children/adolescents with sport-related problems.
  2. Recurrent or persistent musculoskeletal injury/problem; e.g. resistant tendinopathy, chronic groin/back pain, stress fractures, overuse injuries
  3. If imaging/investigation is likely to be needed.
  4. If intervention e.g. injection is potentially needed.
  5. Other co-morbid factors, which may increase the risk of significant injury e.g. prolonged amenorrhea in female athletes, biomechanical abnormality.
  6. Lack of a specific diagnosis.
  7. Medical co-morbidity preventing exercise for health.

We also welcome referral from outside Oxfordshire. Please refer directly to OxSport.