FCP Roadmap

FCP ROADMAP FAQS  : Click to view

The First Contact Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners in Primary Care: (Musculoskeletal) A Roadmap to Practice is a supportive document that provides a clear educational pathway from undergraduate to advanced practice for clinicians wishing to pursue a career in primary care. It was released in October 2020 setting the standard for MSK FCP and AP practice going forward.



Eligibility: To be an FCP supervisor you need to work in MSK as an Advanced Practitioner with a post-graduate Masters degree, in a current team lead post in MSK and hold a post-graduate Masters degree in MSK, or work as a consultant physiotherapist working in MSK.   Please see page 6 of the FAQ document above which should answer any questions you may have regarding the FCP Supervisor training.

The courses will be able to take a maximum of 14 places and open to a maximum of two supervisors per Trust/CCG per course. Please note, these are two-day courses, you will need to be available for both days and will only be recognised as a supervisor if both days are completed.

 – Wednesday 9 and Friday11 December 2020            Full
– Wednesday 6 and Wednesday 13 January 2021       Full
– Tuesday 19 and Thursday 21 January 2021               Full

– Thursday 11 and Monday 22nd February 2021         Full
– Wednesday 10th and Tuesday 23rd March 2021      Full


  • Saturday 6th February and Saturday 6th March 2021      Full
  • Friday 23rd and Thursday 29th April 2021                          Full
  • Friday 14th and Wednesday 19th May 2021                        Full

Due to the current climate it has been decided to run all these dates virtually.

PLEASE CONTACT appn-physio@outlook.com  if you wish to be put on the waiting list.  Details of further dates are to be released in the New Year.

Please ensure you are fully qualified before your apply for this course as we don’t wish to disappoint those who aren’t eligible.  See page 6 of the FAQ document above

Once your place is confirmed you will be required to complete a short online questionnaire which will form part of the FCP Supervisor’s register.  Please ensure your contact details are current.

LINK TO HEE WEBSITE : First Contact Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners in Primary Care: (Musculoskeletal) (click FCP supervisor development for more info)


page updated 16/12/20