Support for self-employed workers
In response to the Government’s announcement of its coronavirus self-employment income support scheme, the CSP’s director of employment relations and union services, Claire Sullivan, today says:
New emergency register allows former physios and final year students to join the fight against Covid-19
The UK Government has passed emergency Covid-19 legislation to enable the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to automatically register thousands of former physiotherapists and final year physio students.
Coronavirus: new guidance and regular updates for all CSP members
CSP is enhancing its Covid-19 guidance by providing members with relevant coronavirus updates on a daily basis - via email, social media and continually reviewed information on the CSP website.
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.
Covid-19: the NHS outlines its next steps
NHS England has written an urgent letter to all organisations in primary, community and acute care, detailing the next steps the NHS will take to respond to COVID-19.
CSP partners with NHS Rightcare to produce new community rehab toolkit
A new resource is now available to help NHS commissioners and community physiotherapists to provide better quality rehab services for people in the community.
Government to boost funding for first contact physiotherapy and physio students in England
The CSP has welcomed reassurances around funding for first contact physiotherapy (FCP) and student bursaries in England, but expressed disappointment that yesterday’s Budget failed to address the funding needs of the health and care sector.
We’ve created an all new iCSP East Midlands Forum!
I’m really excited to share the news that the CSP East Midlands Regional Network has launched a new iCSP East Midlands Forum!
New review highlights health inequalities for people with learning disabilities
People with learning disabilities are more likely to be admitted to hospital with conditions that could be prevented by better community and primary health care.
Work resumes on updating lists of controlled drugs that physios can prescribe
The CSP is continuing its work with NHS England regarding the controlled drugs that physiotherapist independent prescribers may prescribe.