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You and downbanding - know your rights

Frontline article - Posted on 19/05/2014

You need to know your rights and your employer's obligations when faced with downgrading – or downbanding as it is commonly known in the NHS. ...

Loss of specialist posts could damage patient care, warn physiotherapists

Press Release - Posted on 03/03/2014

3 March 2014 Physiotherapy treatment for patients with complex needs ranging from learning disabilities to long-term conditions like MS ...

CSP warns about loss of NHS specialist physios

News item - Posted on 03/03/2014

3 March 2014 Physiotherapy services for people with complex conditions are under threat from the loss of specialist posts, the CSP has ...

Advice line - don’t be downhearted

Frontline article - Posted on 21/01/2014

With NHS budgets being squeezed, employers are looking for ways to save money – and downbanding posts may be seen as a soft target. Penny Bromley offers some guidance on challenging such moves. ...

Downbanding victory for Oxford physiotherapists

News item - Posted on 20/12/2013

20 December 2013 Physiotherapists in Oxford are the latest to score a victory against downbanding, after triggering a grievance ...

Downbanding beaten back in Berkshire

News item - Posted on 15/11/2013

15 November 2013 All physiotherapy staff have retained their band gradings after a restructuring plan was challenged at Berkshire ...

Health unions protect jobs and patient care at Rotherham

News item - Posted on 28/06/2013

28 June 2013 Health unions, including the CSP, have beaten back huge job losses at Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. ...

Burning question - training up your replacement

Frontline article - Posted on 03/06/2013

‘I was downgraded in a reorganisation at work and now I’ve been asked to train the person carrying out my previous role. Can they ask me to do this?’ ...

Hot topics pave the way for ARC debates

News item - Posted on 28/02/2013

28 February 2013 Debates on exercise prescription, the impact of downbanding and the erosion of specialist physiotherapy posts look ...

In perspective - Down but not out

Frontline article - Posted on 21/01/2013

After 11 years as band 8a physiotherapist in neurology, Margaret Hewett starts the new year as on a lower band. Here, she examines the implications ...

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