Physio gives doctoral lecture about improving quality improvement reporting
A physiotherapist has given an inaugural lecture at the doctoral college of the University of Leicester, after being invited to speak on the subject of her award-winning PhD.
Physiotherapist tweets from @NHS
The Twittersphere will be full of the benefits of first contact physiotherapy when Amanda Hensman-Crook takes control of the @NHS twitter account for a week.
Restrict antibiotics for people with non-severe COPD, says NICE
Clinicians should consider limiting the use of antibiotics for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), to prevent them from developing antimicrobial resistance.
Physios back She Rallies campaign to get more girls into sport
Physiotherapist Rachel Lewis has a personal interest in joining a nationwide drive to inspire more girls to play tennis.
Sheffield MSK service plans to expand ‘virtual’ physiotherapy
Sheffield’s integrated musculoskeletal service has introduced a web-based platform, which is helping physiotherapists to collect patient reported outcome measures (PROMS) and provide exercise videos, a King’s Fund digital conference heard.
Invest in physiotherapy to improve outcomes and cut costs, says national health research review
Commissioners could cut healthcare costs and improve patient outcomes by investing more in physiotherapy services for musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions.
CSP members celebrate Pride in London and call for better healthcare for LGBT+ patients
A CSP motion calling for improved access to healthcare for LGBT+ patients was passed unanimously at the 2018 TUC LGBT+ conference which took place in London on 5 and 6 July.
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.
Osteoporosis resources aim to deliver ‘positive advice’ about exercising for bone strength
Resources to address widely-held misunderstandings among GPs and physiotherapists over exercise advice for people affected by osteoporosis are being created by the National Osteoporosis Society.
England expects: physios fettle team for crunch World Cup tie
Physiotherapists will play a vital role in England’s World Cup match tomorrow, with two CSP members on hand to help Gareth Southgate’s squad.