University of Oxford physios to launch back pain management programme
Physiotherapy researchers at the University of Oxford are launching an evidence-based programme that combines a cognitive behavioural approach with exercise to help people manage persistent low back pain.
Physios should communicate more with home care staff, says NICE
Healthcare practitioners, such as physiotherapists, need to liaise with home care workers to ensure older people receive integrated, person-centred care.
Physios help cricket heroes raise funds for injured soldiers
Two military physiotherapists have helped some of the world's best known cricketers to raise money for wounded British soldiers.
Children’s therapy team offers whole family support
Physiotherapist Helen Dabbs has been leading a project that aims to improve therapy staff’s family support skills.
Awards highlight 10 years of Fit 4 Wales project
A physio-led programme in Cardiff has celebrated a decade of helping people with learning disabilities to get fit and combat obesity.
TUC congress: End workplace discrimination against pregnant women, says CSP
The CSP has called for action to improve the rights of pregnant women and new mothers at work.
TUC congress: CSP warns about cuts to physio in mental healthcare
Mental health services are teetering on the brink of collapse, CSP member Jill Barker warned delegates at the TUC congress in Brighton on 15 September.
TUC congress: CSP calls for more investment in the NHS
The CSP has called for more investment in the NHS to raise the quality of care and help make it more sustainable.
HCPC to review how it handles physio ‘frauds’
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is to examine how it responds to physiotherapists who have complained about people trying to pass themselves off as members of their profession.
Q&A: trade union bill
The government’s trade union bill, published in July and making its way through parliament, has led to a great deal of controversy.