We are able to provide up to 6 sessions of FREE physiotherapy to all commercial Fishermen and Seafarers. We are part of the Harbourside Physiotherapy Network and are delighted to be involved in SeaFit. SeaFit is run jointly by the Fishermen’s Mission and Seafarers Hospital Society with funding from Seafarers UK. SeaFit is working in partnership with local providers to offer health and wellbeing services to working fishermen and their families. More information is given below, but if you are a Fisherman, in the Merchant Navy or skipper a boat commercially, and have a discharge book or log book, then you are likely to be eligible. Please just ask!
The SeaFit Programme is a joint initiative from the Seafarers Hospital Society and the Fishermen’s Mission, working in partnership to deliver sustainable improvements in the health and wellbeing of fishermen and their families around the UK. Funded by Seafarers UK, the SeaFit Programme will run over two years, starting in July 2018.
The Programme covers numerous aspects of mental and physical health and wellbeing and provides a range of services direct to the community completely free of charge. This includes: