Use first contact physiotherapists to tackle MSK backlog, PCNs urged
The CSP is urging primary care networks (PCNs) to take up funding for first contact physiotherapists to help tackle a backlog of MSK appointments as lockdown eases.
Be a PACE setter – coming soon
PACE – the CSP’s snapshot audit of Covid-19 rehabilitation needs – opens on Monday 13 July.
CSP backs new public health resource for AHPs
Physiotherapy staff can now access an online hub that provides guidance and key documents about the role of allied health professionals (AHPs) in public health.
Covid recovery platform welcome but broader strategy needed, says CSP
A new online portal for patients recovering from Covid-19, a project led by a physiotherapist, has been welcomed by the CSP.
Turn appreciation and applause for NHS staff into an early pay rise, says CSP and other health unions
The government should build on the huge public support shown for the NHS during the pandemic by giving health workers across the UK an early pay rise, say health unions.
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.
CSP members invited to PACE themselves in rehab audit
The CSP is asking members to contribute to a snapshot audit, PACE (physiotherapy after Covid evaluation), aimed at building a picture of the rehabilitation needs of people with Covid-19, who are currently known to community physiotherapy services.
Urgent call to provide placements or face workforce crisis
After many physiotherapy placements were stopped during the pandemic, the CSP is highlighting the urgent need for restarting them to ensure current students can continue learning and graduate on time, and to help the profession avoid a workforce crisis.
Introducing the CSP's support worker reference group
A new resource has been launched to showcase our Associate members who have stepped forward to sit on the CSP support worker reference group.
CSP funds research into remote physiotherapy during Covid-19
The CSP has commissioned a research team at the University of Manchester (UoM) to undertake an evaluation of remote physiotherapy consultations during the Covid-19 pandemic.