Employers need to do more to address the huge cost of sickness absence in the workplace.
A report by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency published today shows that the sickness absence rate in the civil service for 2018/19 was an average of 12.6 days.
Gabapentin and pregabalin to be reclassified as controlled drugs
Gabapentin and pregabalin will be reclassified from 1 April 2019, as Schedule 3 controlled drugs. Independent prescribers must review their practices before that date to ensure legal compliance.
Physiotherapy to be offered to new mothers
Improved access to physiotherapy for new mothers is included in a package of measures on maternity care just announced by the government.
Unions agree to pay offer for NHS staff in Wales
All health unions, including the CSP, have agreed to accept a three-year pay offer for NHS staff in Wales following extensive consultation with members.
Physiotherapists ready to radically change the delivery of health and social care in Northern Ireland
The CSP welcomes today’s announcement by the Department of Health regarding the development of Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDTs) in primary care.
Unions agree to pay offer for NHS staff in Scotland
Health unions, including the CSP, have agreed to accept a three-year pay offer for NHS staff in Scotland following extensive consultation with members.
CSP welcomes immediate stop to NHS mesh operations
Following a review, NHS England has announced a halt to vaginal mesh operations used to treat complications after childbirth.
CSP’s public health campaign goes live
The CSP’s new campaign, Love Activity, Hate Exercise?, has launched to the public.
Three-year pay offer announced for NHS staff in Wales
The CSP has welcomed the three-year pay offer for NHS staff in Wales and will be consulting its members on the proposals.
CSP welcomes social enterprise pay announcement
NHS staff working for social enterprises in England will get the same three-year pay deal, the government has announced.