How many hours of CPD can I gain at our annual conference?

Each day spent attending the lectures at our annual conference gives you a total of up to 8 hours of CPD.

It is up to the individual delegate to justify the time spent and record what their CPD consisted of for example taught, discussion, reflection etc.

Is there a trade exhibition at the annual conference?

Our annual conference is an excellent opportunity for our members to visit trade stands from a range of physiotherapy product, service and softward suppliers. The trade exhibition is always well supported with stand space usually being sold out. For more information about this year's conference please go to our Annual conference pages

Is there any parking available at the venue?

There is ample free parking space at the East Midlands Conference Centre / Orchard Hotel. However if the car park is full we have been informed that you will be able to park in the surrounding streets but please make sure you obtain a Parking Permit, which should be placed in full view on your dashboard or you could receive a fine of £25.00. These permits can be obtained from either the Orchard Hotel Reception or the Conference Centre Reception.

Aug 2015

Will refreshments be available at our annual conference?

Tea, coffee and lunch will be served at the venue during conference and is included in the price of your booking. You will find your Saturday and Sunday meal tickets in the pouch of your name badge. Please give these to the catering staff when collecting your meals. Food will be served both in the main exhibition area and the Atrium/Main Concourse, to allow faster service. If you have made a special request regarding food this will have been passed to the venue and you should approach a waitress/waiter who will bring your special meal to you.

Aug 2015

What is the cancellation policy for conference / education day delegates?

Cancellation within:

Up to 20 weeks before the delivery date will produce a 75% refund

10 - 6 weeks before the delivery date will produce a 50% refund

6 - 4 weeks before the delivery date will produce a 25% refund

4 weeks or less - no refund.

Where education day courses are full and a waiting list is in operation and an individual on that waiting list has been informed that a place has become available, a period of 7 days will be allowed for payment. If payment is not received within that period, then the place will be offered to the next person on the list. A place is not confirmed until payment is received in full.

Physio First reserves the right to change venue, cancel (or reschedule) at any time with full refund. In this case, course fees will be fully refunded to the attendee but Physio First is not responsible for travel, hotel or other expenses incurred.

Aug 2015

Is there an AGM?

The Physio First AGM takes place at during our annual conference in March / April. While there is no requirement for members to attend conference in order to attend our AGM, the meeting is open only to Members of Physio First

Aug 2014

How long is the journey between the conference venue and the city centre hotels?

It takes approximately 15 minutes, depending on traffic conditions at the time of travel. Please note we will no longer be running the mini bus service, if you need transport to and from the EMCC to the City Centre (approx. £10.00 per journey) there are a number of taxi companies you can contact: Trent Cars Ltd: 0115 950 5050 Central Cars: 011 9762222 Cabline Taxis: 0115 9225226

Aug 2015