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Patient Advice and Liaison Service

We are here to help when you need advice, have concerns, want to tell us about what you think about our services, or don't know where to turn.

For more information please visit the below link:


National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

NICE is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.

For guidance on various spine disorders please use the below link:

NICE guidance on Spine Disorders


The National Spinal Taskforce

The National Spinal Taskforce is a group commissioned by Sir Bruce Keogh to advise on the commissioning of spinal services. It includes representatives from The British Orthopaedic Association (and associated Spinal Societies including: The British Association of Spine Surgeons, The British Scoliosis Society and The Society for Back Pain Research), The Society of British Neurological Surgeons, The British Pain Society, British Society of Skeletal Radiologists, The Royal College of Surgeons, The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, The Specialist Orthopaedic Alliance, The Department of Health, Public Health, Specialised Commissioners and the Orthopaedic Expert Working Group that advises on Payment by Results.

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Cauda Equina Syndome Online Support Network

The mission of this charity website is to provide support to our fellow CES sufferers. We wanted to create an environment where people understood your concerns and problems, and where sympathy and laughter is a positive shared experience and help in your daily lives.

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Last updated: July 2018