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Falls: a better way?

Frontline article - Posted on 05/02/2018

Joanne Crosby is involved in a radical scheme to treat people after a fall without recourse to the ambulance service and hospital treatment. ...

A novel approach to falls classification in Parkinson’s disease: development of the Fall-Related Activity Classification (FRAC)

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 28/11/2017

Background Falls are a major problem for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Despite years of focused research knowledge of falls aetiology is poor. This may be partly due to classification ...

Ageing expert says exercise regimes for frail older people ‘must be prescribed and delivered with the same care as drug therapies’

News item - Posted on 23/11/2017

23 November 2017 Physiotherapists should stop ‘taking it on the chin’ by bearing the brunt of financial restraints that prevent them ...

Public Health England publishes resource pack for falls and fracture prevention

News item - Posted on 04/09/2017

4 September 2017 Public Health England has published a resource pack to accompany its Falls and fracture consensus statement: ...

Regulator reveals 250,000 falls were reported in England’s NHS last year

News item - Posted on 26/07/2017

26 July 2017 An estimated 250,000 inpatients fell in hospitals in England last year, costing trusts about £2,600 per patient, a report ...

Welsh Ambulance Service distributes CSP’s Get Up and Go falls prevention booklet

News item - Posted on 20/06/2017

20 June 2017 Patients using non-emergency transport vehicles in Wales are receiving copies of the CSP’s Get Up and Go booklet about ...

Physios support Stand Up Stay Up campaign

News item - Posted on 23/05/2017

23 May 2017 Physiotherapists in England are taking part in a national initiative to prevent falls among older people, by helping to ...

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Document - Posted on 24/03/2017

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Rural health: When one size doesn’t fit all

Frontline article - Posted on 10/03/2017

Patchy access to services, funding inequalities and poor broadband are blocks to rural healthcare, as Gill Hitchcock discovers. ...

Care home support: In the news

Frontline article - Posted on 24/02/2017

Wakefield’s pioneering care home support team featured in recent BBC reports. Gill Hitchcock spoke to the physio in the team set to save the NHS £1.7 million this year. ...

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