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

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NHS Patient Outcomes

Pain: Do You Get It?

09 December 2019

This event is an awareness-raising public engagement movement encouraging communities to change how they think, talk and treat chronic pain

Moving Forward – How to commission evidence-based MSK pathways: North

28 November 2019

Connect Health, the Centre for Rehabilitation Sciences, Teesside University, and the school of Therapeutic and Rehabilitation Sciences, Leeds Beckett University launch northern event

Moving Forward – How to commission evidence-based MSK pathways: South

6 November 2019

Connect Health and the Faculty of Health Social Care and Education (FHSCE), Kingston University and St George’s University of London, launch the southern event of the series.

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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

Herts Valleys Community Integrated Musculoskeletal Service – Evening event

3 October 2019

Join us for a FREE event aimed exclusively at GPs, clinicians and practice staff, with interactive workshops, clinical skills teaching and experts on hand.

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Musculoskeletal and Pain services are joining up in North Kirklees

29 July 2019

From 1 October 2019, Musculoskeletal (MSK) and pain services in North Kirklees will be joined up and provided by Connect Health.

NHS Confederation’s IHPN Report “Working together to deliver the NHS Long Term Plan”

9 July 2019

IHPN “Working together to deliver the NHS Long Term Plan” report

Confed19 – The Future Starts Here

19 June 2019

Connect Health Executive Chair, Andrew Walton, will be speaking at a breakout session ran by the Independent Healthcare Providers Network at the NHS Confederation’s Annual Conference.

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European Health Management Association (EHMA) 2019 Annual Conference

17 June 2019

Connect Health Executive Chair, Andrew Walton, presenting on Digital Transformation at the European Health Management Association (EHMA) 2019 Annual Conference.

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New Northumberland MSK and Pain Service announced

12 June 2019

New Joint Musculoskeletal and Pain Service (JMAPS) for Northumberland

Moving Forward – How to commission evidence-based MSK pathways

9 May 2019

Connect Health and the School of Health and Rehabilitation, Keele University launch new event, 9 May Birmingham

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How to deliver exercise in the community and co-location of services

8 May 2019

Connect Health present at The UK’s largest trade event dedicated to physical activity. Taking place between 8-9 May 2019 at ExCeL London, bringing together the physical activity.

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Good Governance Institute, Board Assurance Prompt launch

2 April 2019

Join us for the launch of new national guidance to improve the effectiveness of MSK services in the NHS.

MSK: A new approach

2 April 2019

New National Guidance for Musculoskeletal Health.

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Cauda equina syndrome CES White Paper February 2019

22 February 2019

A White Paper produced by Connect Health’s Medical Director, Dr Graeme Wilkes

Unlocking the productivity door – is increased funding the only solution?

6 August 2018

Following the recent report from the Institute of Fiscal Studies and The Health Foundation, Andrew Walton discusses how to tackle the NHS productivity challenge.

NHS Occupational Health Stories

Stop! Traffic Lights signal the best clinical outcomes at Connect

20 April 2018

Graeme Wilkes, Medical Director and Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) talks about how Connect Health is closing the gap on clinical outcomes and evidence-based treatment.

NHS Patient Outcomes

Daniel’s Story

19 April 2018

I’m back on my feet after suffering knee pain, thanks to Connect “Kay and the company she works for are 100% professional. I can’t tell you how brilliant she was. I’d give her 10 out of 10 for everything.” I

Reducing NHS waiting times with PhysioLine

6 February 2018

Rapid access to physiotherapy by telephone leads to early assessment and self-management and, when appropriate, treatment and begins a shift to greater empowerment.

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Raising the quality of MSK services – EQ5D

9 November 2017

Why is EQ5D important?

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New study shows significant quality of life improvements after physiotherapy

9 November 2017

Connect Health is pleased to have accepted for publication in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, early in 2018, the results of a retrospective, multi-centre study of EQ5D outcomes:

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Working in Partnership with Nottingham

16 September 2017

Connect Health demonstrates further operational efficiencies and improves patient outcomes.

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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

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Culture eats strategy for breakfast, lunch and dinner

31 May 2017

Although it is intangible and sometimes difficult to measure and control, developing positive culture is key for organisations.

Next Steps for the Five Year Forward View

10 April 2017

With the Five Year Forward View at it’s halfway point, Andrew looks the ‘Next Steps on the Five Year Forward View’ plan published last month in more detail.

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Connect announces partnership with Leeds Beckett University

28 September 2016

Leeds Beckett and Connect Health, the UK’s leading provider of musculoskeletal services, have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a new clinical – academic organisational partnership. The collaboration harnesses the clinical, educational and research expertise of both organisations to advance the development of physiotherapy and related musculoskeletal therapies.

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

How can we reform health services?

31 May 2016

With funds being cut, how can a company like Connect help transform services to be better value for money, as well as meeting the changing needs of the population?

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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