The latest news and frontline articles about support workers, their roles, working lives and contribution to physiotherapy.
Support workers in the news
A decade at the top
The CSP’s chief executive, Karen Middleton, is retiring. Karen talks to Nina Paterson about her career, patient voice and being of service
The role of the support workforce in practice-based learning
Practice-based learning is an essential element of physiotherapy pre-registration education.
Celebrating the contribution of support workers
As we celebrate the contribution of support workers to the profession, Rachael Wadlow and Marie-Therese McDonald report back on vital services
Higher level support workers: career conundrum or practice solution?
CSP professional advisers Kathryn Appleby and Rachael Wadlow discuss what higher level support worker roles can look like in practice
Understanding and managing ME/CFS
A selection of tools and information sources that you may find useful
Show your appreciation with an award nomination
‘Which physiotherapy volunteers and champions will you put forward for one of our new awards?’ asks CSP assistant director Rob Ledger
Understanding the landscape to meet patient needs
With the completion of CSP’s workforce review Nina Paterson hears from Rachel Newton, head of workforce policy, about its findings and impact
You said We did
Members’ views and opinions are important to us and can help shape and improve our services and the way we work. Here are a few examples
‘Physiotherapy is on the precipice of something truly great’
It was an absolute pleasure and a privilege to spend two days with CSP members at the recent annual representative’s conference (ARC) in Manchester
Advice line: delegating tasks to support workers
Careful preparation and thought is needed when delegating tasks to support workers, says CSP professional adviser Alex Nambyiah.