Major trauma patients need specialist rehab services, says NICE
NHS trusts in England should be providing specialist rehabilitation services for patients who experience injuries from major trauma.
Physiotherapists are pivotal to the future delivery of health and social care
The views of the whole health and social care workforce must be considered when planning for the future, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy in Northern Ireland has said ahead of the political health summit due to take place in Belfast on 17 February.
Sugar tax should be ring-fenced for public health, says CSP
The estimated £1bn revenue from a sugar tax should be ring-fenced for public health if introduced to reverse the damage being done by cuts, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy says today.
Physio students help university staff get fit
Physiotherapy students in the west of England are leading exercise classes for staff at their university, and conducting research into the benefits.
Government wrong to impose contract on junior doctors, says CSP
The decision by the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to press ahead with imposing a controversial new contract on junior doctors in England has been criticised by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
NHS must make better use of AHPs, says Lord Carter
NHS trusts need to make better use of physiotherapists and other allied health professionals (AHPs).
Arthritis Research UK seeks student interns
Physiotherapy students have an opportunity to apply for internships with research projects focused on rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.
Exercise plan must be part of COPD rehabilitation, audit recommends
Many people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are not being referred for rehabilitation, researchers have concluded.
Physios are key to better public health, says Linda Hindle
The time is ‘absolutely right’ for allied health professionals (AHPs) to get involved in public health, said Linda Hindle, lead allied health professional at Public Health England.
Physiotherapy students aim to get universities on their feet
The CSP student executive committee wants its reps to start planning events, based on the CSP’s Workout at Work Day, to get people exercising at their universities.