11 October 2016
NHS Lothian’s Eddie Balfour said: ’Our community respiratory team keep the vast majority of patients at risk of severe COPD out of hospital.’
Eddie Balfour, physiotherapy manager at NHS Lothian, said: ’Our community respiratory team keep the vast...
16 August 2016
The 4th European Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy has the potential to boost your career by:- Giving you the opportunity to meet with your professional heroes and network with practitioners from across the UK and Europe
1 August 2016
Physio PhD student Megan Lloyd: All the students were brilliant. They did Cali proud. Above: student Emily Brewer tapes the England goalkeeper
The seven-day event, where 64 teams representing 52 countries competed in Glasgow’s George Square, is designed...
12 July 2016
David Heggarty, Elspeth Donaldson, Janet Bonn and Larissa Kempenaar
In a break from teaching at Glasgow Caledonian University, on 23 June four physio lecturers headed to the popular city-centre attraction for a session with the youngsters.
One of the...
12 July 2016
Janie Thomson: Technology can enhance what we do and improve our reach
The service used a web-based platform which delivered rehabilitation programmes through videos, Janie Thomson, head of physiotherapy at NHS Lanarkshire, told the King’s Fund digital...
16 June 2016
Respiratory physiotherapist Marianne Milligan
A community respiratory team, launched in 2013, has reduced the number of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are hospitalised by almost 20 per cent.
More than 600 patients with...
15 June 2016
Physios Catherine McRitchie, Fiona Downie and Wendy Monteith have moved into primary settings in Stirling and Grangemouth, near Falkirk
Kenryck Lloyd-Jones, CSP policy manager for Scotland, said that about one GP appointment in three was for a common...
10 June 2016
Physios and OTs explore ways to make patient activities fun
Hosted by the Scottish National Residential Pain Management Programme, it was designed to enable participants to share good practice, as well as providing a safe environment for clinical...
2 June 2016
Kirsten Lord: MediCity will help us get out into the marketplace effectively and smoothly.
The project, PhysioWizard, is an online self-assessment tool for people with back problems. It has been designed to assess and then triage people, matching them to...
22 April 2016
Union reps were firmly behind the CSP's Backing Rehab campaign at the STUC
The resolution chimed with the CSP’s Backing Rehab campaign around the Scottish parliament elections, which is seeking support from candidates to agree to champion local services...