The below pages contain information provided by the NSN on a variety of topics for the general public and clinicians.
PLEASE NOTE: The National Spine Network (NSN) cannot recommend a particular specialist or institution.
Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) Framework
In 2020, the National Back Pain Clinical Network (now the National Spine Network) launched new guidance; The Framework of Assessment and Referral of Early CES for Primary Care clinicians and MSK interface services.
National Back Pain and Radicular Pain Pathway
A team over 30 stakeholders, national bodies and patients have worked collaboratively and devised a complete end to end pathway for the management of lower back pain and radicular pain, the National Low Back and Radicular Pain Pathway.