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.
Physios will treat more people with learning disabilities as care shifts into the community
Physiotherapists in England can expect to treat more people with learning disabilities as a result of a £45million plan to shift specialist care into the community.
Dr Fiona Macmillan becomes a Higher Education Academy physiotherapist principal fellow
Dr Fiona Macmillan, senior lecturer in physiotherapy at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, has become a principal fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
Liverpool neuro physios pilot ‘electronic diary’ of care
A physiotherapist in Liverpool has funding and the go-ahead to trial how digital recordings of rehabilitation sessions can help inpatients with complex neurological conditions.
CSP responds to learning disabilities announcement
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has welcomed 'long overdue' plans to move more services for people with learning disabilities out of hospital and into the community.
Physiotherapists must report FGM to the police
From 31 October all regulated health professionals will have a mandatory duty to report cases they encounter of female genital mutilation (FGM) in girls.
London’s largest neuro rehab centre officially opens
London’s largest specialist neuro-rehabilitation centre officially opened last month for patients with a range of complex needs.
Physio helps England physical disability cricket team become world champions
A physiotherapist from Cardiff helped England players make history by becoming the first world champions in physical disability cricket.