Nuffield Health: Free Joint Pain Programme

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This page provides basic information about a service suitable for self referral. Direct patients to the service provider using the details below.

This free-to-access programme is designed to help patients self-manage their chronic joint pain and lead a more independent life.

A six month programme, which begins with 12 weeks of lifestyle advice and exercise sessions led by a rehabilitation specialist. This will equip clients with the tools to better manage your pain.

And it works. People who have completed the programme have shown improvements in mobility, pain, general fitness levels and overall quality of life. And it's free!

Eligibility Criteria


Open to any adults who:

  • have experienced chronic joint pain for at least a year
  • are able to commit to the duration of the six month programme
  • can travel to their local Nuffield fitness and wellbeing centre


  • under 18s
  • have had joint replacement surgery in last 12 weeks
  • have surgery coming up in the next 12 weeks
  • unable to commit to the six month programme
  • unable to travel to local Nuffield fitness centre

How to Refer

Online referral

The programme is free of charge and has limited places.


The online form for can be completed by the patient or medical professional


Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Centres

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Review date: Saturday, 08 March 2025