Lead Forensics


Connect Health: Extending its care

Backing Connect Health’s organic growth strategy.


Connect Health is a provider of integrated community MSK (musculoskeletal) services.

Deal type
  • Development capital

Headquartered in Newcastle, Connect Health is the largest, independent provider of integrated community MSK (musculoskeletal) services (including orthopaedics, pain, rheumatology and Occupational Health) in the UK.

Connect Health was founded by Professor Andrew Walton in 1989 to provide the highest quality musculoskeletal care, reduce waiting times and improve outcomes for patients. The company has invested significantly in its infrastructure and services over the last four years and grown its workforce by over a third in the last 12 months.

Connect Health secured the minority investment from LDC to accelerate its organic growth strategy.

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Our relationship with the team at LDC dates back to 2018 so having them on-board as an investment partner is an important milestone as it will help to support us all in delivering our vision for the business and our patients.”
Prof Andrew Walton, Founder and Group Executive Director
Connect Health

With LDC’s support, the business aims to improve patient experience, ensuring people are treated in the right place at the right time.

LDC’s investment will also enable Connect Health to remain at the forefront of patient care and operational efficiency by accelerating innovation in its infrastructure, resources and expertise.