Physiotherapy can continue during lockdowns
Healthcare services, including physiotherapy, can continue to operate across the UK following new national lockdown restrictions announced this week. This applies to both NHS and private sector providers.
Funding to boost support worker recruitment
The CSP has welcomed the news that NHS England (NHSE) is investing several million pounds in the recruitment of new staff – including health care support workers – in coming months, and is encouraging physiotherapy service managers to take up this much-needed opportunity to expand capacity.
CSP gives cautious welcome to NICE 'long Covid' guidance
The CSP has expressed concerns that a newly-published NICE guideline on managing the long-term effects of Covid-19 (‘long Covid’) does not completely address the rehabilitation needs of recovering patients.
What has the CSP done to promote equality, diversity and inclusion during 2020?
Alongside work to develop an equality, diversity and inclusion strategy, we have been active in a number of other ways this year.
CSP calls for ‘fit for purpose’ digital health and care systems for AHPs
All Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) should have access to efficient digital health and care record systems, which allow their services to use, collect and share meaningful data.
Ten things the CSP did in the workplace in 2020
An annual roundup of activity from CSP representatives, and our employment relations & trade union staff.
Physios receive awards for their impressive vPUK poster presentations
Nine physiotherapists who presented posters at this year’s virtual Physiotherapy UK (vPUK) conference have received a one-year subscription to an online Elsevier journal.
APCP report provides valuable insights into the experiences of physios during Covid-19
The Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists (APCP) has published a report that highlights the experiences of their members during the initial wave of Covid-19.
Work to develop CSP Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy is progressing
The CSP is slowing down the development of its equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) strategy to ensure that sufficient time and resource is given to consultation with members, in order to develop a strategy that can successfully drive transformation.
NHS England publishes new guidance on data collection in urgent community response standards
The CSP has welcomed new guidance, published by NHS England, which aims to support the collection and recording of data by urgent community response teams.