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Why Pure Physiotherapy

Founded in 2006, Pure Physiotherapy is a clinically led organisation committed to providing quality physiotherapy care. We have grown organically based on the delivery of expert Musculoskeletal physiotherapy provision, and currently have over 450 physios working across the UK.

Pure Physiotherapy is a national First Contact Physiotherapy (FCP) provider, focused on quality and sustainable provision. We provide 55,000 First Contact Physio interventions per month, working with over 1,200 GP Practices, and more than 220 Primary Care Networks (PCNs) nationally. This makes us one of the largest MSK providers to the NHS in the country.

Why work with us?


Leading national provider of fully managed FCP services, working with over 190 PCNs.


Nationwide team of 350+ experienced FCP physiotherapists.


Extensive background in providing MSK to NHS since 2014.


Strong focus on staff training and clinical development within all our services.


Flexibility of service options for remote, face-to-face, and extended access services.


Proven FCP outcomes (referral sources, patients managed within service, onward referrals).


Clinically led organisation integrated with Health Education England (HEE).


Our management team is involved in FCP development on a regional and national level.


Multiple examples of working successfully with PCNs to constantly evolve and improve the service.


Consistently bolstering existing FCP service or create new services.


Flexible service to support frailty, care homes, chronic pain support and deprescribing pathways.

Feedback from Patients

"10/10. Everything explained clearly. A great help and an asset to your profession."

Patient at King George Surgery Stevenage PCN

"A very polite and professional person, certainly communicated on a human level. Very nice appointment."

Patient at North Colchester Healthcare Centre Colchester PCN

"Absolutely fabulous, very courteous, friendly and knowledgeable. Thank you."

Patient at The Grove Medical Centre Sherborne Area Network

"The physiotherapy was exceptional. Moreover, and only one day after I had requested consultation, she call me after what most would consider to be “working” hours. Very impressive!"

Patient at Oakham Medical Practice Rutland Health PCN

"Couldn’t fault today’s consultation, felt very reassured throughout and advised clearly on recovery times to set realistic expectation. Thank you for taking the time to listen to my concerns."

Patient at Brailsford Medical Centre South Dales PCN

"Excellent and very efficient service. I am a healthcare professional, and the practitioner was happy to adjust any information to my level of knowledge. She was appropriately compassionate, concerned and encouraging. I was involved in decision making, and my specific needs were considered in my management plan whilst I await a scan. I was further informed regarding the next steps in my management plan regarding scan results and how those would be communicated to me and where we would go from there. So much nicer than being left in the dark."

Patient at Waterside Medical Centre Leamington Spa PCN

"A very caring & professional person. Made me feel at ease & explained everything to me. To be honest he explained things that my own GP hasn’t done."

Patient at Park View Surgery Sevenfields PCN

"Amazing service! Professional, caring and empathetic. Wasn’t rushed and active listening was used. Showed a genuine interest in me. Thank you."

Patient at New Cross Health Centre North Lewisham PCN

"Cannot thank the Physio enough for seeing me and all the help and advice he gave!! Made me feel totally at ease, reassuring and that I wasn’t wasting my time… and he explained everything clearly and effectively."

Patient at Bridge Medical Centre Crawley PCN

"A lovely person who took a genuine interest and active role in helping me today. Very happy with the support staff at the reception desk too, kind and polite -very happy to help. 10/10."

Patient at Folley Lane Medical Centre Central & West Warrington PCN

"Absolutely fantastic from start to finish. Very helpful and thorough with her approach. Keep smiling."

Patient at St Johns Medical Centre Altrincham PCN

Our award-winning FCPs support PCNs and GP Federations all over England.

With PCN partnerships from Cornwall to Durham, Weston-Super Mare to Southwold, our network of specialist physiotherapists operate face-to-face or remotely depending on your local needs.

Testimonials our PCN Partners

"We have been working with Pure Physio for around two years, and from my very first interaction with them, it’s been a great experience. They are flexible, and I wholeheartedly recommend them to any primary care network."

Tara Humphrey PCN Manager and Primary Care Consultant

"It’s a fabulous service that all our practices really value. We get amazing feedback from our patients. The service is really well-led and very responsive to our needs. It’s the most successful PCN service we’ve ever had and is having a huge impact."

Dr P Velayuthan CEO of One Health Lewisham GP Federation

"I would highly recommend Pure Physiotherapy to any PCN or practice looking to offer a professional, experienced, competent and flexible FCP Physiotherapy service."

Chris Stocks Joint Management Lead for Network North PCN

“What a fabulous team/company you are. As the PCN manager for two PCNs we started to use Pure Physio after our previous provider couldn’t fulfil their contractual obligations. The physio’s you provide my PCNs are amazing, the communication and management teams that you provide to look after our physio’s are fantastic and your commitment to their training and health and wellbeing means we have a happy, healthy workforce with an excellent work ethic. Thank you, you are one contractor that I enjoy working with!”

Rachel Plews PCN Manager for North Blaby

"The Pure FCP physio service is consistently rated highly by all our member practices (a tough crowd!) who regard it as a vital addition to the primary healthcare team. The quality of care provided by the staff members and the engagement and flexibility of the Pure team to adapt to incremental development are second to none in my experience of the ARRS funded world."

Dr Greg Connor Clinical Director for Doncaster North


of patients using our FCP service didn't need a follow-up with a GP

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of patients are managed within our FCP support with no need for onward referral

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of patients seen by our FCPs required injection or imaging, reducing onward pressure on NHS pathways

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of patients using our FCP service have ranked the service as 'outstanding' or 'very good'.

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of patients using our FCP service felt their concerns were given appropriate time and were properly addressed

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of patients seen by our FCPs felt that they would require a further appointment as their needs were met with one consultation

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How We Deliver FCP Support

Our extensive experience has allowed us to recognise the need to provide ongoing support, information, and innovation to the organisations we partner with. We do this in several straight-forward ways:

  • Each PCN/organisation has their own allocated team of FCP physios – we feel it’s important to give a personal service and allow the physios to be part of the practice team.
  • Typically, we will provide one or two physios for each full-time equivalent role to prevent challenges arising from annual leave, sickness, or other absences – this gives a much more consistent service, with a dedicated team for support and delivery.
  • Within your FCP team, you will have a lead clinician for ease of communication, who will be supported by our operational lead, so local information can be disseminated with transparency and accuracy.
  • We are happy to engage and join PCN meetings and service development meetings.


What is Pure MSK?

Pure Physiotherapy has been providing specialist First Contact Physiotherapy support to primary care since the early NHS England trials in 2016, through the Pure MSK brand. This makes us one of the longest providers of this specialist service in the UK.

We have learned and evolved how we support primary care substantially over this time. We are led by a clinical team of advanced clinical practitioners across a range of musculoskeletal, neurological, rheumatological and orthopaedic specialities. Clinical governance and quality assurance are embedded into our practice from top to bottom. Demonstrating this in a transparent and consistent way is something we strive for and approach in several different ways.

We currently have a team of over 450 First Contact Practitioners working across England, supporting over 220 Primary Care Networks (PCNs)

The Pure clinical leadership team works with NHS England on national clinical governance, research and data, and the evolution of the clinical road map structures to ensure consistency and quality across primary care.

We have won multiple awards for our support to primary care networks and continue to innovate with digital and traditional methods of improving patient care as well as reducing pressure on frontline primary care staff.

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