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Physio and finance meet for an unusual career choice

Here at Connect, we actively encourage our staff to develop their skillset and knowledge; whether this be in their current role or elsewhere within the business. Two of our core values of support and growth, highlight our commitment to the development of each and every one of our employees. One employee who has been keen […]

Author -    Date - 02/JUL/15   Category - Blog, Staff

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NHS calls for political will from new Government

More than 50 NHS Confederation members, including our own Executive Chair Andrew Walton, have written to the Prime Minister, urging the government to secure the future of the NHS with the financial backing it requires. Other signatories of the letter included leaders representing hospitals, mental health trusts, community providers, ambulance trusts, clinical commissioners and other […]

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

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CSP Council 2015 – Why I want to be elected

Our Executive Chair, Andrew Walton, is standing for election to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Council this year. Below, he’s taken some time to outline why he’s standing for council, and what he would hope to achieve if elected.   This year I am putting myself forward for election to the CSP Council, the society’s […]

Author -    Date - 18/MAY/15   Category - Blog

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Connect save AkzoNobel £19.80 for every £1 spent

The relationship between Connect and AkzoNobel goes back a long time. Since 1992, Connect have provided an on-site physiotherapy service at AkzoNobel’s Felling site in Gateshead, supporting employees with musculoskeletal disorders, preventing absence or facilitating a more timely return to work. They recently were awarded the Gold Health at Work award for their commitment to […]

Author -    Date - 11/MAY/15   Category - Blog, Occupational Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy

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Our Pointless Physio

It’s Friday, so time for something a bit more light-hearted! If you watch the popular BBC1 quiz show Pointless, then you may have caught one of Connect’s fantastic Extended Scope Physiotherapists Paul Allan flying the flag for the industry earlier this month, as he appeared on the show on the 4th and 5th of February. […]

Author -    Date - 27/FEB/15   Category - Blog, Staff

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More recognition of our award-winning MSK physiotherapy services

Our recent win in the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) awards has brought us a little bit of fame! Vanessa Haycock, who was the leader of the team that was recognised with the award at the ceremony in November, has been featured in Frontline magazine, the fortnightly magazine for members of the CSP.   It […]

Author -    Date - 20/FEB/15   Category - Blog, Physiotherapy, Primary Care & NHS, Sports & Exercise

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Happy Christmas!

It’s been an exciting year here at Connect, and with time nearly running out, we would just like to wish all of our customers across the country a very happy Christmas! 2015 is shaping up to be another fantastic year, and we look forward to helping even more of you to keep moving. Season’s Greetings […]

Author -    Date - 24/DEC/14   Category - Blog, Physiotherapy

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Watch our webinar on ‘Understanding musculoskeletal disorders and the cost to your business’

On 1st October, our Occupational Physiotherapy Manager for the North West, Jon Dance, hosted a webinar on the topic of ‘Understanding musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and the cost to your business’. The feedback from the session attendees was excellent, so we’ve decided to make the webinar available online to download. It’s around 25 minutes long and […]

Author -    Date - 01/OCT/14   Category - Blog, Occupational Physiotherapy

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How can your business reduce MSD presenteeism in the work place?

Last week we produced a blog explaining all about MSD presenteeism; what it is and how it affects businesses. Well here’s part two – what can businesses do to try and reduce MSD presenteeism in the workplace? The foundation for tackling MSD presenteeism is in creating the right culture. If businesses work to firstly understand […]

Author -    Date - 24/SEP/14   Category - Blog, Occupational Physiotherapy, Occupational Physiotherapy News, Physiotherapy

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What is presenteeism and how does it affect businesses?

The good news is that businesses across the UK are getting better at managing sickness absence. The Office for National Statistics figures show that the average number of sick days fell from 5.6 days in 2007 to 4.4 in 2014.This is great news, as we all know that when people are off work it hits […]

Author -    Date - 17/SEP/14   Category - Blog

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