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  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) has welcomed the arrival today (24 November) of the new NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) guideline for the NHS in England and Wales on the assessment and prevention of falls in older people. The guideline development group included a chartered physiotherapist and received regular input from the Society.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT) holds its Annual General Meeting and Autumn Seminar at the Easton Agricultural College, Norwich, this weekend (13-14 November). Over 200 ACPAT members, including physiotherapists who attended the Athens Olympics, are expected to gather to attend the two-day event.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) has today warned that mixed messages at local level are fuelling fears that the new NHS pay system, Agenda for Change (AfC), is inadequately funded and will lead to cuts in services and jobs.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) has welcomed government plans to widen public access to physiotherapy by making it available at seven new NHS walk-in centres targeted at commuters. However, it is seeking assurances that the new initiative will not be introduced at the expense of other NHS physiotherapy services and that sufficient resources will be made available to staff the ventures.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) has welcomed Professor Ian Philp's progress report on the implementation of the 2001 older people's National Service Framework (NSF) , 'Better Health in Old Age', but wants to see greater attention given to measures designed to enable our ageing population maintain their independence for longer.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), Unison and the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SCP) have written a joint letter to Andrew Foster, NHS Human Resources Director at the Department of Health, calling for an urgent meeting to discuss career structures for members of their unions working in the community care sector.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    New CSP analysis reveals Westminster has greatest number of road deaths and injuries. North Tyneside has safest record.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) has welcomed Liverpool City Council's decision to press ahead with moves to ban smoking in pubs, bars, restaurants and other public places.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has devised a new guide with useful tips for people who simply can't find the time to exercise.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) welcomes the message from the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Alan Johnson who advised doctors on October 19 to help patients return to work instead of signing them off sick for long periods of time.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    Commenting on the announcement by John Hutton to devolve more decision-making to frontline NHS services, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) Chief Executive, Phil Gray made the following comment.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    Over a thousand chartered physiotherapists and assistants from the UK and Europe will be in Birmingham for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy's (CSP) annual Congress and Exhibition. The three day event runs from October 8 - 10 at the International Convention Centre and is the physiotherapy profession's annual research and practice conference.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    Physiotherapy intervention for mild low back pain yields faster results not different results -these are the findings of a survey to be published in the British Medical Journal 25th September 2004. The CSP issues guidance and a statement.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    Members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) elected to the Board of Governors of the new NHS Foundation Trusts will join together at the CSP's Headquarters in London on Friday, 24 September to explore ways in which they can make the most of these important roles.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) has welcomed the launch of the National Service Framework (NSF) for children, young people and maternity services, and its drive to promote joined up and seamless working.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    To mark the health and safety debate at this year's TUC Congress, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) is alerting employers and other unions to the part physiotherapists can play in helping injured workers return to the job market.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    The CSP responds to the survey by the Developing Patient Partnerships and the Institute of Healthcare Management, which highlights patients are costing the health service millions every year by failing to turn up for appointments with family doctors.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    The CSP welcomes the results of the National Sentinel Audit of Stroke and shares its concerns that while improvements are being made, more still needs to be done to ensure the quality of treatment and rehabilitation of stroke patients across the country.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    If following the Games on TV has inspired you to take up a new sport, log onto the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy's (CSP) website: http://www.csp.org.uk/physiotherapy/features/olympic_tips.cfm, where physiotherapists to our Olympic heroes have given their top tips on how to get started with a new sport safely.

  • 5 July 2005 - 9:10am

    As part of Physiotherapy Week, the CSP is hosting an occupational health drop-in clinic for MPs at Portcullis House. July 7 2-5pm

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