The CSP presents a number of its own awards each year. They fall into three categories: Fellowships, Honorary Fellowships and Distinguished Service Awards.
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These awards acknowledge and honour members of the CSP, and also some non-members. Individuals who render distinguished service to the advancement of physiotherapy, or who contribute outstanding service to the Society or excellence in an area of service to the benefit of others are all eligible for nomination.
The Society also encourages and facilitates the nomination for National Honours of members who have contributed significantly to patients' health, their community, and/or a charitable or voluntary body.
Fellowship / Honorary Fellowship awards
A Fellowship of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy may be awarded by Council to a Member who has made an exceptional contribution to the advancement of the profession by forwarding the boundaries of professional knowledge and/or furthering the aims of the profession and the Society.
An Honorary Fellowship may be awarded to an eminent person not eligible for a Fellowship, who has made an exceptional contribution to the advancement of physiotherapy, or rendered distinguished service to the profession.
This award acknowledges and honours members and staff of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy who have contributed outstanding service to the Society or excellence in an area of service to the benefit of others.
National honours range from a Knighthood to a CBE, OBE or MBE. and are awarded twice a year by the Cabinet Office of the UK Government to individuals reaching the required standard of merit or service.
The Society is keen to raise the profile of physiotherapy by encouraging suggestions of eligible members who the Society might nominate for honours.
The Committee also considers requests from individuals and groups to provide letters of support on behalf of the Society for an existing nomination.
The CSP's Roll of Honour gives the name and date of award of all those known to have received an honour since 1948.
For reasons of space it is not possible to include the reason for award.