9 January 2017
The meetings will discuss the benefits of physiotherapy in primary care
The meetings will be with the Northern Ireland health minister and the Northern Ireland Assembly health committee. They follow the release of a briefing paper on the role of AHPs in...
9 November 2016
BLS representative John Huddlestone with members of the award-winning lymphoedema network (left to right) Laura Henry, Jill Hamilton, Pippa McCabe and Jane Rankin
The Lymphoedema Network Northern Ireland (LNNI) was honoured by UK charity the British...
26 October 2016
Health minister Michelle O'Neill with report author Rafael Bengoa
One of 14 recommendations contained in the report calls for Health and Social Care Northern Ireland to ‘immediately develop innovative primary care based models that will allow non-medical...
20 October 2016
Car accident survivor Rachel Anderson reached her goals with physio support. Photo: Kevin Cooper
Politicians from the assembly joined members from the Northern Ireland branch of LaMPS, the group for leaders and managers of physiotherapy, to hear the...
20 October 2016
Paula Bradley believes physio has a vital role. Photo: Kevin Cooper
She was speaking at a CSP event in Stormont on 18 October to showcase the benefits of physiotherapy. Afterwards she told Frontline about the financial pressure the NHS was under and the...
14 October 2016
CSP senior negotiating officer Claire Ronald told the committee that these changes had saved time for GPs and resulted in fewer referrals for interventions, such as MRI or CT scans.
She attended the hearing on 6 October, as part of a delegation from the...
29 September 2016
Band 7 physios and project leads Thamra Ayton and Alison Robinson. Photo: Mark Tierney
Two band 7 physiotherapists, Thamra Ayton and Alison Robinson, are leading a service at Belfast City Hospital that has improved continence for patients and...
21 September 2016
Some young disabled people said they had difficulties accessing physiotherapy
‘This extension underscores my commitment to helping improve outcomes, services and support for those in the north of Ireland who have a physical, communication or...
7 September 2016
Dr Eddie Rooney, pictured centre, at the launch of the Workplace Health and Wellbeing Service with representatives of the three providers
The Workplace Health and Wellbeing Service, launched by the Public Health Agency, aims to reach more than 200 new...
23 August 2016
The new guidance will help lymphoedema services follow best practice
The Transforming Cancer Services Team produced the guidance, which was developed by Karen Robb, a specialist cancer physiotherapist. The team is part of a collaboration between clinical...