The latest news and frontline articles about support workers, their roles, working lives and contribution to physiotherapy.
Support workers in the news
CSP calls for Covid testing extension for physios and support workers
The Department of Health and Social Care in England has today announced an extension of Covid-19 testing for care staff.
Should we use disclaimers in clinical practice?
In short, no
Professional adviser Claire Fordham highlights the role of our support workforce in developing the registered physiotherapists of the future
New Frontline on its way
Look out for the June issue of Frontline, which will be landing on doorsteps next week.
An interview with the associate member and support worker, and ‘team anchor’, playing a pivotal role in unusual times
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