CSP responds to latest NHS performance figures
Investing in community services is the only way to reduce delayed discharges and get people home quicker, says CSP
CSP expresses concern at Essex MSK cuts plan
The CSP is seeking urgent talks with commissioners in Essex over ‘troubling’ plans to cut a musculoskeletal (MSK) outpatient physiotherapy service.
CSP tells parliamentary inquiry about benefits of physiotherapy in primary care
There is growing evidence that physiotherapists working as the first point of contact in primary care can take pressure off GPs, save the NHS money and lead to better outcomes for patients.
Wales gets national lead for lymphoedema in children
Physio Melanie Thomas has hailed the appointment of a national leader for lymphoedema in children in Wales as ‘a really exciting development’.
Call for physiotherapists to help raise their professional profile at the TUC
The CSP wants members to join a delegation and take part in debates affecting their profession at the next TUC women’s conference.
Physios and OTs promote falls prevention
Physiotherapists in Plymouth teamed up with occupational therapy staff to hold a falls awareness day.
Physios help England Aussie rules football team outfox rivals
Three CSP members are European sporting champions in Australian rules football.
Charity helps physiotherapy develop in Malawi
Three students in the south eastern African country of Malawi are set to graduate as physiotherapists, thanks to a pioneering scholarship scheme.
Belfast physios deliver seven-day ‘hospital at home’ service
Belfast Health and Care Trust has launched a £1.7million ‘hospital at home’ service in which physios will work seven days a week alongside nurses.
Physio-led virtual fracture clinic saves NHS £558,000
A physiotherapy-led ‘virtual’ fracture clinic (VFC) at Brighton and Sussex University Trust has saved the NHS £558,000 over two years, according Lucy Arnott, an extended scope practitioner at the trust.