Return to practice

Coming back to your career after time away can feel daunting. But these resources will help to steer you back towards your career and improve your confidence in taking those next steps.

This work has been partially funded by NHSE (formerly HEE).

Returning to practice: an overview

Find out why physios leave practice, what the requirements are for returning, and how you can support colleagues or employees to get back into physiotherapy.

Read advice and watch the video
Returning to practice

Case study: Lorna's story

Lorna Pullin, a band 6 physiotherapist in a community rehabilitation service, shares her experience of returning to practice in the UK after working abroad.

Learn from Lorna's experience
Physiotherapist Laura Pullin shares her experience of returning to practice

Frequently asked questions

If you're considering a career break, or are returning to clinical practice after a period away, read our frequently asked questions to find out what you'll need to do to. 

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