CSP criticises government’s 'provocative' proposals on workers’ rights
The CSP has criticised government plans to change trade union rights – which will be debated in parliament this autumn – claiming they are ‘unnecessary’, ‘petty’ and ‘deliberately provocative’.
Lambeth’s Fit Kids programme extends its reach
Fit Kids, a weekly exercise session for children with physical difficulties, is extending its reach to include children with more complex needs.
Physio treats cyclists in Tour of Britain race
A Cumbria-based physiotherapist is supporting cyclists in today’s stage of the Tour of Britain.
Scottish parliament praises exercises classes for people with dementia
An Edinburgh exercise programme for older people with mental health problems has received recognition and praise from members of the Scottish parliament (MSPs).
Physios to get an introduction to the health benefits of t'ai chi
More than 50 physiotherapy staff in the Edinburgh area will attend an event showcasing the health benefits of Chinese martial art t’ai chi.
Salford charity pioneers virtual-reality rehab
A charity in Salford, Greater Manchester, is inviting people with neurological conditions to have a virtual reality experience that exercises their bodies and minds.
Simon Stevens announces plan to offer NHS staff physiotherapy
NHS staff in England will get better access to physiotherapy as part of a programme to cut the health service’s annual £2.4 billion sickness bill.
CCGs need more physios, society tells MPs
Clinical commissioning groups should expand the use of physiotherapists in GP surgeries, the CSP has told MPs.
CSP welcomes new plan for a healthier NHS workforce
CSP chief executive Karen Middleton has responded to today's speech from Simon Stevens.
CSP online tool offers ‘step change’ in workforce planning
The CSP has launched the workforce data model, an online tool designed to help plan the future physiotherapy workforce.