Cyclone relief exercise gives physios a taste of caring for patients in disaster zone
Two NHS physiotherapists were part of a multi-national team of emergency responders who took part in what is thought to be the world’s largest humanitarian disaster simulation exercise.
PM’s warm words must be matched by end to quick fixes, says CSP
Prime minister Theresa May’s major speech on NHS funding contained welcome messaging but was undermined by recent history, the chief executive of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has said.
NHS funding welcome but short of what’s needed, says CSP
Government proposals for future funding for the NHS fall short of what’s needed and lack clarity, the CSP has said.
CSP seeks answers on visa exemptions
Physiotherapy staff should be included in health professions being exempted from the government’s visa cap, the CSP has said.
Wheelchair physio wins at Windrush 70 awards, as NHS honours impact of black and ethnic minority staff
A physiotherapist has won an NHS Windrush 70 clinical excellence award for her work to improve wheelchair services in Berkshire.
MPs call for funding so physios can be part of NHS transformation
MPs are calling on NHS organisations to investigate how they can fund extra capacity so that physiotherapists and other staff can take an active role in transforming services.
CSP responds to NHS plans to cut long hospital stays
NHS England and NHS Improvement launched plans to reduce long staying patients in hospital by a quarter to ease pressures before winter.
Birthday honours: Queen recognises Playskill physio and retired physio’s motor neurone disease work
A paediatric physiotherapist from Hertfordshire and a retired physiotherapist from Sheffield have been recognised in the Queen’s 2018 birthday honours.
London first contact physiotherapy pilot saves 155 GP appointments
A pilot first contact physiotherapy service at a GP surgery in Lambeth, south London, is set to continue if funding is found.
CSP welcomes plan to bolster community services in Wales
Major changes have been announced to transform health and social care in Wales, with a focus on strengthening community services to create less reliance on hospitals.