The 2018 Physio First conference is coming…

Up to 400 private physiotherapy professionals are expected to come to the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham where Physio First will be introducing a number of speakers and presenters from across the world as part of a two-day programme covering the theme of “Quality Private Physiotherapy: making an impact" and an make an impact we shall!

Our impactful line-up of speakers have come together to give you a weekend full of informative lectures covering specialist topics including the shoulder, neuropathies, tendinopathies, headaches and musculoskeletal pain.

As the healthcare marketplace is ever changing, we understand as an organisation that it is more crucial than ever to remain up-to-date with all the latest goings on in the world of professional physiotherapy and it is with our 38th annual conference, that we aim to provide the best possible lectures on all the current topics that will advance not only your career, but your private practice, associate’s learning and your understanding of the healthcare world.

Our conference programme will cover a wide variety of topics that there is guaranteed to be something of interest to everyone. From attending this conference, you will learn the most up-to-date treatment techniques in just two days that will support your CPD needs.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Book your place now for our Conference 2018!

Conference line-up

Click below to find out more about our international and homegrown speakers.

Event date

Education day will take place on Friday 27 April with a range of full and half-day courses taking place ranging from Annina Schmid's popular Reappraising entrapment neuropathies course to Dean Watson's half-day Watson Approach workshop. Find out more about the best course for you by clicking here.

Conference will take place on 28 & 29 April 2018 with lectures taking place between 09.00-16.00hrs on Saturday and 09.00-15.55hrs on Sunday. Click here for confirmed programme timings.


Conference prices start from only £165 for members and £250 for non-members. Early bird rates close Friday 27 October.

This year a 10% discount is available for three bookings together which is a saving of almost £20 per person. Click here for more information on how you can save money this year.


We will again be holding our event at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Beeston Lane, Nottingham, NG7 2RJ. Venue contact number for accommodation and queries: 0115 876 0900.

Click here for directions and accommodation rates.


We will once again have a range of exhibitors joining us in the banquet hall. With the best in their field, we have products to take home with you and new companies to sign up to to keep you updated in the changing healthcare marketplace. A list of our confirmed exhibitors is available online which will be regularly updated so keep checking back to see who's coming!

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