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Resources and news about the latest Connect people stories, patient and commissioner case studies, evidence, research and company news.

Case Studies

NHS Services Patient Outcomes

Karen Wright tells her Connect story after a traumatic wrist injury was followed by a debilitating frozen shoulder.

20 December 2019

Karen Wright, 61 from Yorkshire, Great British Bake Off 2018 contestant explains how her frozen shoulder impacted her life and how innovative treatment from Connect helped her recover.

Occupational Health Stories

2 Sisters Food Group

9 October 2019

With 23,000 employees, 2 Sisters Food Group is one of the UK’s largest food manufacturers, from chicken to cookies, and pizzas to pies. They are on a mission to deliver great quality and innovative meal ideas each and every day.

Occupational Health Stories

50% reduction in MSD related sickness absence at Torus

9 October 2019

50% reduction in MSD related sickness absence at Torus

NHS

Raising the quality of MSK community service provision in Hammersmith & Fulham

4 October 2019

We chose to partner with Connect for our MSK service because they provided the highest quality tender combining service capability, quality and bid price

Occupational Health Stories

Physiotherapy intervention saves Asda sites over £97,473 collectively

17 August 2019

For over 12 years Connect have been providing physiotherapy services to Asda, offering early access to physiotherapy to reduce sickness absence.

Clinical Evidence NHS Patient Outcomes

Raising the quality of MSK services – EQ5D

9 November 2017

Why is EQ5D important?

NHS

Working in Partnership with Nottingham

16 September 2017

Connect Health demonstrates further operational efficiencies and improves patient outcomes.

Occupational Health Stories

Proactively improving the health and wellbeing of Merseyrail employees

17 August 2017

Regular, weekly occupational health physiotherapy has been implemented to assist in the reduction of sickness absence relating to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD’s), and a need to proactively improve the health and wellbeing of employees.

NHS

Raising the quality of MSK community service provision in Hammersmith & Fulham

17 July 2017

We chose to partner with Connect for our MSK service because they provided the highest quality tender combining service capability, quality and bid price

Occupational Health Stories

Expert Occupational Physiotherapy services delivered to Wigan Council since January 2012.

11 May 2017

Connect Health, in partnership with HML, have been providing expert occupational physiotherapy services to Wigan Council since January 2012. The service has been highly effective in reducing MSD sickness absence and prevention, and remains popular, trusted and highly regarded by Wigan employees and managers alike.

NHS Patient Outcomes

Connect Health’s 5 Strands of Excellence

25 September 2016

Improving outcomes, reducing clinical risk and cost and minimising outpatient appointments and diagnostics

Occupational Health Stories

Pladis Case Study

21 January 2016

For the past 7 years, Connect have been working with United Biscuits (UB) McVities Carlisle to reduce their sickness absence and prevent accidents from happening within the workplace. The service has always been extremely popular, with feedback from all users being consistently positive, and satisfaction levels high.

NHS

Exceptional results from innovative pilot to reform local MSK services

19 January 2016

Connect partnered with Newcastle West Clinical Commissioning Group (NWCCG) and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Occupational Health Stories

50% reduction in MSD related sickness absence at Torus

14 February 2014

The Torus Group Case Study