Service Overview

What is MICAS?

MICAS is Musculoskeletal Interface Clinical Assessment Service which Battersea Healthcare provides to patients in Wandsworth. This is a musculoskeletal assessment service which helps patients to see MSK specialists in a timely manner and in locations that are closer to where the patient lives.

How do I get referred to this service?

Your GP will refer you to us if they feel you need to see a MSK specialist but don’t need to be referred to the hospital just yet.

When we receive your referral, we will register you and your referral on our system, so that one of the MICAS Clinical Team members can assess the reasons for referral and decide how soon you need to be seen by us. The Team may also decide it be better for you to see a hospital consultant without being seen in one of our clinics. You will therefore be either offered an appointment for a MICAS assessment or your referral will be re-directed to another service such as an orthopaedic surgeon or physiotherapy. Your GP is aware that these are the potential outcomes of the referral.

We will then get in touch with you within 2 working days from the receipt of the referral.

What to bring for the appointment?

A list of all medications you are currently taking, and any discs or letters regarding your xrays, scans or MRI tests; please bring with you, or wear a pair of shorts and a T-shirt as you may need to undress.

For Locations of our MICAS clinics

Please go to the Clinic Locations link on the right hand side where you will find all locations with maps.