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Physios must report threats to patient safety, says HCPC

News item - Posted on 26/01/2016

26 January 2016 Physiotherapists have a new professional duty to report concerns about patient safety and be open and honest if ...

Safe and sound: What staffing levels would ensure patients receive safe and effective care?

Frontline article - Posted on 17/02/2014

Sally Gosling, CSP assistant director of practice and development, answers some key questions on this topical issue ...

CSP highlights tendering and funding issues in response to NHS mandate consultation

News item - Posted on 23/10/2013

23 October 2013 The CSP has called for clarification on commissioners’ tendering requirements as part of its response to government ...

Physio 13: Karen Middleton reminds physios of their duty to uphold safe patient care

News item - Posted on 15/10/2013

15 October 2013 Karen Middleton told the Physiotherapy 2013 conference in Birmingham that physios have a duty to speak out and break ...

Use patient safety review to fight cuts

News item - Posted on 12/08/2013

12 August 2013 Physiotherapists should use the recommendations in a major report on NHS patient safety to fight staffing cuts and push ...

CSP welcomes government response to Francis report

News item - Posted on 26/03/2013

26 March 2013 The CSP has welcomed the government’s response to the Francis report, which catalogued the failings at Mid Staffordshire ...

Manchester students help World Health Organization to improve patient safety

Frontline article - Posted on 18/06/2012

Physiotherapy students at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) are part of a select group chosen to work with the World Health Organization (WHO) to improve teaching of patient safety.  ...

Low back pain and physiotherapy use of red flags: the evidence from Scotland

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 22/09/2011

Background Red flags are recognised as indicators of possible serious spinal pathology, and their use is indicated by numerous guidelines. Similar to other countries worldwide, Scotland lacked a ...

Safety agency publishes new guidance on falls

Frontline article - Posted on 16/03/2011

New guidance aimed at improving care after a patient has fallen in a clinical setting is available to NHS staff. The National ...

New guidance published on patient falls

News item - Posted on 22/02/2011

2 February 2011 New guidance aimed at improving care after a patient has fallen in a clinical setting is available to NHS staff. ...

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