Also in this issue
In review: 'Aches and pains' by Louis Gifford, 'Leading good care' by John Burton
Books reviewed this week include 'Aches and pains' by Louis Gifford, 'Leading good care: the task, heart and art of managing social care' by John B
Three minutes with Simon Shepard
Be creative, says physio Simon Shepard whose company has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
Clinical update: metastatic spinal cord compression
Clinical guidelines on assessing and treating patients with metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) have been developed for physiotherapists and
Physio findings: knee pain research, staying in touch using Twitter
In our regular round-up of research that's relevant to physiotherapy staff, Janet Wright looks at the latest research news.
Professional liability insurance: are you adequately covered?
Professional liability insurance is now essential if members are to practise legally. CSP expert Pip White explains why.
The Christie Way: cancer services at The Christie Trust in Manchester
A centralised service based in Manchester is improving provision for local people with metastatic spinal cord compression.
Tackling the threat: hate crimes against disabled people
Action is needed to deal with hate crimes against disabled people, says Peter Lewis.
Rehabilitation after torture: physiotherapy and clinical support
As well as needing psychological help, many torture victims need gentle physical rehab, says physio Barbara McNair.
Advice line: Women in sport
The menstrual cycle’s influence on sportswomen is unclear, says Niki Gabb.
Comment: voicing concerns
With a general election happening on 7 May, there’s little doubt health and social care will be centre stage over the coming weeks.