Community, Connection, Support

Whether you are starting out as a newly qualified physio, are considering the future of a long-standing successful clinic, or are just comfortably ticking along...
Physio First understands exactly what it means to be a physiotherapist in private practice and the everyday challenges the busy physio faces in juggling the care of your patients with the requirements of building and maintaining a successful business. As part of our Physio First community, you are connected to a range of resources that are tailored to help both you, and your patients achieve the very best from your private practice. Our experienced office team, dedicated volunteers and trusted partners are all on hand to address the range of issues that can arise, such as queries on employment and legal matters, insurance, debt collectionHCPC re-registration, scope of practice and policies and procedures
Physio First also offers a range of education content and marketplace updates to ensure that we are everything you need to provide quality private physiotherapy within a trusted community.


Here are some examples of how Physio First responds to queries from our members
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Reassurance for an unusual clinic query 


 Debt collection; our hidden gem 


Taking the fear out of HCPC renewal 

I received prompt, very sound, clear and logical advice...

Quality Assurance Schemes

Quality Assured Practitioner (QAP) and Quality Assured Clinic (QAC) allow private physiotherapists clinics to demonstrate the quality of their treatment. Our ground-breaking schemes have been created in conjunction with the University of Brighton. They are robust ways of measuring the quality of private physiotherapy practice. To find out more click on the logo images. 

What's new?

Members only

12th Apr 24

Members only

5th April 24


In Touch spring 2024 - updating the physio toolkit


Let Physio First help you take the fear out of the HCPC renewal process

With HCPC registration renewal approaching, you might have concerns and questions and Physio First are here to help in the following ways:

  • Created a dedicated page to answer your questions
  • Written by our members, and available to all, the below e-resource offers tips and guidance to ensure you are prepared should you be invited by the HCPC to complete their audit process, click on the image to download your copy.

Next Skills Exchange Meetings

Booking NOW: Skills Exchange dates for 2024: 

Wednesday 24th April 2024: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, The Cervical Spine, Staffordshire

Wednesday 15th May 2024: 6:00pm - 8:30pm,   The Upper Quadrant, Surrey

Saturday 18th May 2024: 9:00am - 12:30pm, The Neurological Upper Limb, Northamptonshire


*please note: All participants must be HCPC registered physiotherapists. We welcome students but please contact our Physio First team [email protected] for more information