Paediatric Orthopaedic ESPs

Chelsea and Westminster have 6 Paediatric Orthopaedic Extended Scope Physiotherapists (ESPs) who work closely alongside the 2 Paediatric Orthopaedic Consultants and their medical teams.

The Paediatric Orthopaedic service receives a high volume of referrals. The Orthopaedic ESP service ensures that this service is efficient and speedy. Their expertise ensures that children are assessed promptly and cuts down on waiting times for consultant appointments. They have excellent links with community and acute physiotherapists both locally and nationally.


Chelsea and Westminster Outpatients Department, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and outreach clinics, in Hounslow and for neuro-orthopaedic service.


  • Ponseti (GP or between service referrals)
  • Neuro-Orthopaedics (GP or tertiary referrals—referrals can be made from physiotherapists, if agreed by GP)
  • Gait Clinic (GP referrals)
  • Neonatal screening clinics (post natal referrals and GP/HV referrals)
  • Musculoskeletal Clinics (Consultant, GP and physiotherapy referrals)

Further information

Please click on the links below to find out more information about the clinics we run:

Meet the team

  • Sam Double—hip screening and musculoskeletal conditions
  • Alison Chick—neuro-orthopaedics
  • Anne McNee—neuro-orthopaedics
  • Denise Watson—Ponseti

To contact the team directly, please call 020 3315 1604.


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