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the Midlands there is estimated to be 11,500
people affected by some form of muscular dystrophy.
Following transition there is a black hole
in services available for follow-on care and
support. This black hole is called Adult Services
The objective of the NMC Midlands is to try
to fill some of this hole by :
physical therapies such as physiotherapy,
osteopathy, acupuncture, therapeutic massage
for people living with neuromuscular conditions,
in partnership with Primary Care Trusts
and the regional Specialised Commissioning
- Working to build
relationships with Hereward to enable training
courses to be provided for the user group
of the centre.
- Development of
a social enterprise scheme to provide employment
and additional funding for the Centre.
- Encouraging patient
and user leadership and involvement in the
running of the Neuromuscular Centre.
- Being able to offer
a hydrotherapy facility onsite in the future.
- Access to an free
- Access to free information
about many things to do with neuro-muscular
• You will need a letter from your consultant
• You will
also need a referral from any one of the following:
Consultant, Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Specialist
Based on the
08456 005 551
Centre in Winsford, Cheshire is now celebrating
over 20 years serving people with neuromuscular
conditions showing that such an establishment
is here to stay.
The hope is that the
Centre will be located in Coventry which will
mean that NMC Midlands will provide a centre
of excellence serving a vast proportion of
the 6,500 neuromuscular patient group who
live in the Midlands region.