Join Physio First and you’ll open the door to a wealth of unique professional support and information that no other private physiotherapy membership organisations in the UK can offer.


Physio First gives me the confidence to know that I have easy access to help should I need it. It’s also a useful means for keeping up with CPD and the latest research.

Susan Bennett - Physiotherapy Manipulation and Sports Injuries Clinic


How will being a member of Physio First benefit you?

1. Become a Quality Assured Practitioner or Clinic

Quality assurance schemes that are robust, trusted, consistent and industry-renowned

2. Join our community of private physiotherapists

Share and receive practical advice with our community of private physiotherapists

3. Continuously develop personally, professionally and commercially

Education designed to help private physiotherapists thrive

4. Receive up-to-date marketplace information

The most important, relevant and concise marketplace news brought directly to you

5. Discounts, value and support from our partners

Trusted partnerships sourced to help

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Choose the membership category that suits your situation:

Full member

For Chartered physiotherapists who are self-employed in private practice or employed by a limited company. Annual subscription for 2016/17 is £198 (plus £60 registration fee payable by new members only)

Affiliate member

For physiotherapists working in private practice and employed by a Physio First member. Annual subscription for 2016/17 is £179 (plus £60 registration fee payable by new members only)

Deferred membership

Physiotherapists who are in the process of setting up in private practice but don’t currently meet our Physio First membership criteria can gain access to our advice and benefits by subscribing for a full year at the 2017/18 rate of £268 

To join you will need your Health and Care Professions Council number, your Chartered Society of Physiotherapy number and your debit or credit card details. To obtain £10 discount on our subscription rates, you simply complete a direct debit mandate for future subscriptions. To do this you will need your bank details. 

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NB: If you have been a member of Physio First within the last three years and are looking to rejoin, please contact our membership team by email or telephone 01604 684960.

Journal subscription

Open to any individual, company or organisation who would like our quarterly journal, In Touch, delivered to their door.

In Touch contains clinical and business articles and general information about Physio First.

Annual subscription for 2021/22 is £40.

Our membership year runs from 1 April to 31 March and once we have your direct debit instruction, your subscription will be taken from your bank on, or immediately after, 1 April every year. Payment for a full year’s subscription will be taken at the time of registration irrespective of the time of year you join Physio First.

We regret we cannot offer refunds if you cancel your membership during the year. You must tell us at least four weeks before the renewal date if you do not wish to renew your membership. This is to allow us enough time to cancel your Direct Debit instruction


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