Connect


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 No.1 quality MSK provider in the UK

Connect has grown from a single private clinic established in 1989 to being the largest provider of community musculoskeletal physiotherapy services in the UK, employing over 250 staff, with over 180 clinical experts in MSK and occupational physiotherapy.

We provide bespoke occupational services to companies and organisations, large and small. We’re also a trusted and longstanding provider of numerous community service contracts across the country for the NHS.

View our video of an innovative pilot that we ran in partnership with Newcastle West Clinical Commissioning Group (NWCCG) and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to reform local MSK services.

You may also be interested to see that our head of community physiotherapy in west Newcastle, Vanessa Haycock, won a prestigious CSP leadership award, click here to read the full article. http://www.csp.org.uk/frontline/article/gateway-new-approach-vanessa-haycocks-award-winning-msk-service

If you are more interested in Connect’s occupational physiotherapy work then view a recent case study showcasing our relationship with one of our longest standing customers Akzo Nobel.

Our Values

Many companies will reel off an impressive, yet unattainable, list of their values. What’s different about Connect is you will see and experience our values demonstrated and lived out every day.

Integrity – we act with integrity in all we say and do

Positive – we have a positive attitude to life and work

Supportive – we are supportive to the needs of our patients, colleagues and clients

Passion – we are energetic and enthusiastic and have a genuine desire to make a difference

Growth – we believe that a commitment to personal growth and development will lead to success for all – the individual, the team and the company

Delivery – we understand the importance of doing what we say and delivering on time, every time

We keep moving together

Everyone who works at Connect is a dedicated, motivated, specialist; our clinicians, our patient care advisors and our corporate specialists. We’re wholly committed to being a quality provider and as a private organisation; we aim to be commercially successful too. We strongly believe in innovation that puts patients and employees in the driver's seat.

We want to realise our company vision of being the number one quality provider of MSK in the UK, so more people and organisations can benefit from our fresh approach to delivering clinical excellence and outstanding patient care. But most importantly, we believe in our people. We work together as a team with a common purpose - join us and you’ll see how much we put into what we do and how we really do support each other.

Graduate Development Programme

With intakes in July and September 2015, the Connect graduate programme is a fantastic opportunity for new graduate physiotherapists to join the largest provider of community MSK services in the UK. 

Find out more about the scheme, and how you can apply

What is life like at Connect?

It’s busy, satisfying and rewarding; 91% of our employees would recommend Connect as a place to work.

“Every day is different due to the diversity of patients we see through working in a variety of settings. This creates excellent opportunities for clinical and professional development in different clinical specialties”
Extended scope physiotherapist

“I feel that my hard work is recognised by both Connect and my patients, and I’m rewarded through seeing my patients improve. I feel valued by the management, and like working in a company that is driven. Working with like-minded colleagues helps to keep me motivated.”
Physiotherapist

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