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Frontline - 7 May 2014

War is never a pleasant subject but, with the centenary of the First World War this year, we look at how it saw the birth of the physiotherapy profession. Also find out about playing your part in the CSP and how it can promote your CPD.

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Features and focuses

Views and comments

  • The Euro elections on 22 May offer people with long-term conditions a chance to voice their opinions, says Robert A Johnstone

  • Get involved now by sending your contributions by email to or write to Letters, Frontline, 14 Bedford Row London WC1R 4ED. Letters should be no more than 250 words. Frontline reserves the right to edit your letters. Please ensure you include your name, address and a daytime telephone number.

  • Physiotherapy and social care staff can work together to improve care and promote wellbeing, says Sue Hayward-Giles

  • This year is the centenary of the start of the First World War. While none of us would seek to celebrate an event like war, this milestone does, however, give us a chance to mark an important step in the creation of the physiotherapy profession.

  • The rising use and abuse of short-term contracts in the NHS is bad news for staff and patients alike, argues Kate Moran

  • CSP experts give you regular updates on employment-related issues.  Got an issue you’re worried about? Ask your steward/student rep or, if you don’t have one, contact the CSP.  View previous columns at Burning questions 


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