Raphael Leal : CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER, Totally Plc, Planned Care Division

Raphael Leal

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER, Totally Plc, Planned Care Division

Raphael was one of the founding members of Premier Physical Healthcare from its start in 1997, before taking up the CFO role. He has over 20 years knowledge of working in the Healthcare Industry as well as extensive experience in running a company and growing it substantially from grass roots to present day. Having developed into one of the largest Physiotherapy/ Rehabilitation providers across both Corporate and Public Health sectors, Premier ultimately incorporated into the Totally Health Group in 2016 and in 2019 Raphael was appointed COO for its new Planned Care Division within which Premier was co-joined with Optimum and About Health.

Raphael received a degree in Mathematics with Sport Science from Christ Church College, Canterbury in 1991. Prior to setting up Premier his employment included various roles demonstrating  administration/ management / accounting solutions.

His years of working in Fitness and Rehabilitation with Private and NHS contractors have given him the best vantage at identifying and administrating areas of need such as rapid return to work pathways through appropriate treatment referrals, along with the use of new technology platforms. Premier continues to provide superior physiotherapy and associated treatments and assist in the development and improvement of Health and Welfare in association with Totally Plc.

Clare Heath : Head of Operations

Clare Heath

Head of Operations

Clare qualified in 2000 and started her career working in the NHS where she quickly specialised in the field of musculoskeletal medicine. After leaving the NHS she worked in football for five, developing a solid understanding and experience of sports physiotherapy. Clare has worked for Premier since 2005 starting as a senior physiotherapist. Since 2007 she has been part of the senior management team and now manages the operations and clinical practice across the UK.  she is involved in private care and NHS care. Clare has a special interest in Pilates and functional stability/rehabilitation she is a qualified Pilates instructor as well as a senior physiotherapist and so combines her competent manual therapy clinical skills with specialised individual rehabilitation.