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06/FEB

MSD absence & presenteeism: a pain in the neck for UK businesses

Today we are launching a campaign to keep people moving and save employers money. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are costing UK businesses £7.4 billion [i] a year through absenteeism and an estimated £15 billion [ii] a year in presenteeism – people at work, but working less productively due to a MSD.  An estimated 11.6 million [iii] working days a year […]

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20/NOV
2013

Showcasing Connect Physiotherapy services at Gosforth

  As part of our series of blogs showcasing the specialist physiotherapy services and expert staff at each of our clinics we’d now like to shine a light on Connect Gosforth, our very first private clinic.      Connect Gosforth is located just off Gosforth high street, right next to Trinity church and directly opposite Sainsbury’s. There […]

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06/JUN
2013

Keeping Fit and Healthy at Work

With Workout At Work day just under a week away we’ve asked our expert physiotherapists to give us some more of their top tips on how to make small changes to your daily routine to help improve your fitness and help prevent injury. We also wanted to remind you to get your entries in for […]

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02/MAY
2013

Pilot study improves patient care with reduced costs to NHS

Patients with muscular and joint pain have seen care improve and waiting times cut as part of a pilot saving the NHS tens of thousands of pounds. Newcastle West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) worked with Connect Physical Health and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to improve care for patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Improvements […]

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18/MAR
2013

One year on…Today we celebrate our first year of blogging!

Today we are celebrating our first year of blogging! We didn’t know where our journey would take us when we started out and it is only through the support and sharing of our followers that we find ourselves inspired and excited about where our second year will take us.. When we started the blog we […]

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16/MAR
2013

How the 6 Nations rugby players are shaping up…

After another exciting 2 days of RBS 6 Nations rugby last week, we’ve taken this time before kick-off today to reflect on the four rounds of very hard fought games. Although one commentator had to be substituted at half time and several hundred spectators have had to battle driving rain and freezing temperatures, the rugby […]

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15/MAR
2013

Connect does Comic relief 2013!

  Today all the staff at Connect HQ have come to work in their pyjamas and onesies to help raise vital funds for Comic Relief. Comic relief transforms the lives of children and young people across the UK and Africa by providing vital funds to support local and community based projects. This Red Nose day […]

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