The latest news and frontline articles about support workers, their roles, working lives and contribution to physiotherapy.
Support workers in the news
Covid-19 requires a flexible approach from physios and other AHPs
Physiotherapists and other allied health professionals (AHPs) across the UK will need to vary their practice and provide the NHS with support in different ways in response to Covid-19.
Supervision, accountability and delegation of activities to support workers - a guide for registered practitioners and support workers
This paper clarifies the delegation process for registered practitioners and support workers. It also covers accountability and supervision, to ensure clients receive safe and effective care from the most appropriate person.
Wanted: associate members
We’re inviting associate members who are support workers to help shape resources, plans and messages for them and their peers
Support worker takes award for enthusiasm as he studies to become qualified
Healthcare support worker (HCSW) and mature student Chris Milligan has won Glasgow Caledonian University’s Physiotherapy Society ‘Above and beyond’ prize.
Valuing and investing in support workers
Within our outpatient physiotherapy department we have worked hard to invest in the career progression of both our physiotherapists and support wor
The apprenticeship route
During my time on the level 5 assistant practitioner apprenticeship, the areas covered included reflection, professional practice, anatomy, physiol
A Wales first for physio support education
In 2017 I became the first physiotherapy support worker to gain the Wales level 3 diploma in physiotherapy support.
Career pathway for support workers
Competency booklets have been created specifically to enable therapy support workers in the integrated community teams, community hospitals and rea
NICE consultation on arthroplasty: CSP seeks clarity on a technicality which may affect best use of the workforce
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is consulting on proposed new guidelines for care following primary joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder.
Getting the right support
A recent event reinforced Karen Middleton’s belief in the value of support workers