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.

Physiotherapy & Osteopathy (In Our Service)

LocationRoutineHigh Priority
Crawley
Hospital
16 weeks1-2 weeks
Horsham
Hospital
16 weeks1-2 weeks

Advanced Practitioner MSK
(In Our Service)

PathwayRoutineHigh Priority
MSK
Foot & Ankle
8-12 weeks2-4 weeks
MSK
Podiatry
11-21 weeks2-4 weeks
MSK
Knee
6-10 weeks2-4 weeks
MSK
Hip
6-10 weeks2-4 weeks
MSK
Hand & Wrist
7-15 weeks2-4 weeks
MSK Shoulder
& Elbow
12-18 weeks2-4 weeks
MSK
Spine
18 weeks2-4 weeks
MSK
Persistent Pain
13-22 weeks2-4 weeks
MSK
Rheumatology
(including
Fibromyalgia)
4-6 weeks4 weeks

Physiotherapy (Outside Our Service)

LocationRoutineHigh Priority
Brighton General & Brighton Sussex
University Hospitals
30 weeks1-2 weeks
Mid-Sussex
(Princess Royal Hospital)
30 weeks1-2 weeks

Diagnostics
(Outside Our Service)

TypeRoutineHigh Priority
MRI4 weeks2 weeks
Ultrasound6 weeks2 weeks
Ultrasound
Guided Injection
8 weeks6 weeks
CT Scan8 weeks8 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.

Please click here to download local hospital waiting times.