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CSP shows falls economic model to Scotland’s health minister

25 June 2015 - 1:17pm

Scotland’s health minister saw a demonstration of the CSP’s falls prevention economic model when she visited the society’s exhibition stand at the NHS Scotland Event 2015.

CSP shows falls economic model to Scotland’s health minister

Scotland’s health minister Shona Robison discussed the CSP’s cost of falls calculator with the society’s representatives

Kate Bennett, project manager for the CSP’s Physiotherapy Works programme, said: ‘Shona Robison showed an interest in falls prevention and in the value of models, such as the CSP’s falls prevention economic model which demonstrates the value of physiotherapy.’

In a speech at the event in Glasgow, Ms Robison called on the NHS to maximise the contribution of all healthcare professions, including allied health professionals.

Other visitors to the CSP stand included Paul Gray, chief executive of NHS Scotland, senior civil servants from the Scottish government, NHS managers, health professionals and patient group representatives.

The CSP’s policy officer for Scotland Kenryck Lloyd-Jones said the event on 23 and 24 June had been extremely successful for the society.

‘The message that “physiotherapy works” is being seen and heard, and the suite of CSP publications has been highly praised by very many stakeholders,’ he said.

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