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Occupational Health Stories

Non Clinical Occupational Health Stories

Health and Wellbeing at Work 2020

10-11th March 2020

Connect Health will be presenting at the Health and Wellbeing at Work Conference at the NEC in Birmingham, 10-11 March 2020

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CIPD Scotland Annual Conference 2020

05 March 2020

Connect Health’s Occupational Health Physiotherapy team is excited for the chance to engage with like-minded HR professionals around the importance that occupational health plays for any organisation looking to improve their employee wellbeing.

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CEOHG Annual Conference 2019

12 November 2019

Connect Health is exhibiting our Occupational Physiotherapy Services at the CEOHG Annual Conference 2019 in Redditch.

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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.

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50% reduction in MSD related sickness absence at Torus

9 October 2019

50% reduction in MSD related sickness absence at Torus

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IOSH Food and Drink Manufacturing Health and Safety Conference

1 October 2019

Connect Health exhibiting at stand 9 for the highly anticipated IOSH Food and Drink Manufacturing Health and Safety Conference.

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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.

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I chose to work at Connect as I felt I could progress quicker despite taking a backward step in responsibilities initially

30 July 2019

Paul Shawcross, Developing Consultant Physiotherapist, has a clinical interest in the management of musculoskeletal health in the workplace.

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International Food and Safety Culture Conference

4 July 2019

Connect Health Occupational Health Team hosting an exhibition stand at this year’s International Food and Safety Culture Conference

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The Life of an Occupational Health Physiotherapy Team Lead

16 May 2019

Pauline Austin, Advanced Practice Physiotherapist and Team Lead writes about her experiences in Occupational Health Physiotherapy after working in the NHS for 13 years. In 2016, Pauline had the opportunity within Connect Health to take up the post of team lead for Occupational Health Physiotherapy (North).

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Connect Health appoint new General Manager

7 January 2019

Alasdair Kerr, appointed General Manager of Occupational Health Physiotherapy services will closely support the Executive Team

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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.

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“Connect sets the standard which all Occupational Health services should aspire to” says SEQOHS

19 April 2018

We are delighted to announce that Connect Occupational Health Physiotherapy Service has achieved SEQOHS accreditation for the next 5 years.

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Pearson Engineering improve office wellbeing with Connect

5 March 2018

Pearson Engineering, specialists in defense and security engineering, enlisted Connect Health to assist in improving workplace ergonomics, increase employee knowledge and understanding of musculoskeletal conditions.

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IOSH Rail Industry Conference

9 November 2017

Join us at the Rail Industry conference in Nottingham where we will be promoting our Occupational Health Physiotherapy services.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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50% reduction in MSD related sickness absence at Torus

14 February 2014

The Torus Group Case Study