Occupational therapy services

Occupational therapy helps to enable those who are permanently or temporarily disabled to be as independent as possible in their everyday lives.

Key contacts:

Occupational Therapy Manager:
Sue Bursnall

General Enquiries: occupational@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

Opening times

The outpatient occupational therapy department is open:

  • Monday to Friday: 0830-1630
  • On Saturday and Sunday, the Department is closed to outpatients.


For referring general practitioners (GPs): Hospital consultants can make direct referrals to the Occupational Therapy Service at Addenbrooke's via Epic.

If you are a GP and are unsure as to the most appropriate referral route or need advice about a clinical problem, please phone the Department and ask to speak to a senior occupational therapist.

Our occupational therapists are always willing to assist their general practitioner colleagues - Tel: 01223 216 769 (answerphone out of hours).

Problems, complaints and suggestions

If you are unhappy with the service that you or the person you care for receives, or have suggestions of ways we can improve our service, please discuss this with your occupational therapist in the first instance. You can also contact the Occupational Therapy Manager. The Patient Advice & Liaison Service pals@addenbrookes.nhs.uk can also help you, and help us improve our services.

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