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23/DEC
2015

Merry Christmas from Connect!

We would like to wish all of our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!                     We will be operating normal working hours between 29th – 31st December, so if you would like to contact us during this time, someone will be available […]

Author -    Date - 23/DEC/15   Category - Blog

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03/DEC
2015

Christmas savings club

We all know how tight money can get around Christmas time and as part of our commitment to helping our employees save that little bit extra during the holiday season, we launched our Christmas Savings club! The savings club was introduced as part of our ‘You said, we did’ project, which allows Connect employees to […]

Author -    Date - 03/DEC/15   Category - Blog, Staff

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04/NOV
2015

National Stress Awareness Day 2015

At Connect, we understand the importance of a happy workforce and the effect that stress can have on both professional and personal life. As part of National Stress Awareness Day 2015, we have put together a few tips to help to manage stress, including advice on how to ‘keep moving’ at work and the positive effect […]

Author -    Date - 04/NOV/15   Category - Blog

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30/OCT
2015

Connect at the Rugby World Cup 2015!

Throughout the first two weeks of October, the Rugby World Cup 2015 rolled into Newcastle, taking over the traditional football stronghold of St James’ Park as the fans from as far afield as New Zealand and Samoa rolled into town. England might have disastrously crashed out of the competition early, but Connect still had representation […]

Author -    Date - 30/OCT/15   Category - Blog, Dr Graeme Wilkes, Sports & Exercise

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21/OCT
2015

Use of clinical audit to improve quality between providers

Ensuring strong clinical governance principles are embedded into physiotherapy practice is essential for safe and effective healthcare. As part of our commitment to this, at this year’s Physiotherapy UK conference our very own National Clinical Manager, Aimee Robson, presented a poster under the leading change theme. Due to the content, Aimee’s poster was also one […]

Author -    Date - 21/OCT/15   Category - Blog

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01/OCT
2015

Older People’s Day 2015

Happy Older People’s Day; a day dedicated to honouring our older population! Often growing older is portrayed as a negative or something to be dreaded, however today is all about celebrating older people’s achievements and the contribution they make to society. By 2035 it is estimated that 23% of the UK will be aged 65 and over, so […]

Author -    Date - 01/OCT/15   Category - Blog

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22/SEP
2015

Health and Care Innovation Expo 2015

Earlier this month, Executive Chair of Connect, Andrew Walton, attended the annual Health and Care Innovation Expo; an event which unites individuals from health and care, the voluntary sector, local government and industry to discuss innovation and share best practice in the sector. With the NHS Five Year Forward View as this year’s theme, sessions […]

Author -    Date - 22/SEP/15   Category - Blog

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08/SEP
2015

World Physical Therapy Day and the Big Physio Survey

Today is World Physical Therapy Day; a day aimed at highlighting the contribution Physical Therapists make in keeping people well, mobile and independent. Founded by the World Confederation for Physical Therapists (WCPT), this year’s theme is all about ‘Fulfilling potential’ and emphasises the important part that physical therapists play in helping people to achieve their […]

Author -    Date - 08/SEP/15   Category - Blog, Physiotherapy

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01/SEP
2015

One of our favourite things

At Connect, we like to reward our staff for their contribution to the company, especially when they have done a particularly good job or even if they just deserve a good pat on the back. For this reason we introduced ‘My Favourite Things’, which allows us to reward employees with something they have chosen themselves. […]

Author -    Date - 01/SEP/15   Category - Blog, Staff

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26/AUG
2015

The next steps for graduates in their MSK career

Connect provide a number of opportunities for both new and experienced physiotherapists in the profession. Our Graduate and Accelerated Development Programme provides opportunities for newly qualified physios and enables them to gain experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, whilst receiving relevant support and supervision from clinicians. But don’t just take our word for it – we interviewed […]

Author -    Date - 26/AUG/15   Category - Blog, Physiotherapy, Staff

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