Newsfeed: Statement from the Chief Medical Officer - Scottish Government Press Release
Dr Catherine Calderwood, the Chief Medical Officer has resigned from the Scottish Government.
Government updates guidance on PPE
The government yesterday published updated guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE) for NHS teams in all parts of the UK likely to come into contact with COVID-19 patients.
Physiotherapist takes lead role at new Covid-19 emergency hospital
CSP Council member Rachael Moses has been appointed as the chief allied health professions (AHP) lead at the newly established NHS Nightingale hospital in London.
April Frontline - available now
The April issue of Frontline is on its way to members and is available online now.
Helping Older People Stay Active At Home
The CSP has adapted a simple set of exercises designed for older people to help prevent deconditioning whilst living in isolation.
CSP newscast – now live
The first of a new series of weekly podcasts, aimed at keeping CSP members up to date with Covid-19 support and guidance, launches today.
Council chair issues urgent PPE appeal to ministers
Health ministers in all four UK countries have been sent a letter from CSP Council Chair Alex MacKenzie imploring them to act to ensure that CSP members who are working with and providing respiratory treatment for patients with confirmed or suspected COVID19 are provided with the correct personal protective equipment (PPE).
CSP demands urgent action on PPE
Physiotherapy staff delivering urgent respiratory care to patients with COVID-19 are being put at ‘unacceptable risk’ through inadequate personal protective equipment (PPE), governments in all four UK countries have been told.
In case you missed it: HCPC cancels CPD audits for physiotherapists
The CSP is reminding members that, due to the Covid-19 crisis, the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has suspended all CPD audits for physiotherapists until further notice.
COVID-19 Education & Induction Resources on Turas Learn
NHS Education for Scotland has prepared COVID-19 education and induction resources.