Patients must have direct access to physio, says CSP
New research shows that NHS patients needing physiotherapy are being forced to attend millions of unnecessary GP appointments for a referral, according to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).
NHS and social care funding 'belated, partial but welcome', says CSP
Budget measures revealed today finally acknowledge the pressure the NHS and social care are under, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has said.
Direct access cancellation ‘the wrong decision at the wrong time’, warns CSP NI
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy in Northern Ireland has strongly criticised a decision by the Health and Social Care Board not to proceed with the roll out of physiotherapy self-referral.
Physio services in Scotland over-stretched and facing further cuts
Musculoskeletal (MSK) services for conditions such as back and neck pain are becoming gridlocked by increasing demand and restricted capacity in many parts of the country, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Scotland is warning.
Government’s failure to address NHS and social care concerns is devastating, says CSP
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has responded to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, published on 23 November.
Audit reveals major expansion of physiotherapy role in general practice
Growing numbers of patients who seek a GP appointment for back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions are being offered the chance to see a physiotherapist instead, new data shows.
Major variations in community stroke rehab, FoI reveals
Stroke patients in England face hugely inconsistent care once they leave hospital, an audit of services by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy reveals.
Extra money for Welsh NHS gives 'room to breathe', says CSP
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has welcomed the announcement of an injection of funds for the NHS by the Welsh government.
CSP comments on higher education student finance
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has responded to government plans for changing healthcare education funding published on Thursday 21st July.
Focus on the NHS and workers' rights must not be lost, CSP says
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy's chair of council and chief executive have issued a joint statement in response to the EU referendum result.