Palliative rehab team wins award for ‘empowering’ patients in the community
A project led by a physiotherapist based at an east London hospice has won the ‘innovation in volunteering’ category at Hospice UK’s 2015 Awards.
NHS physio patients in Wales are to get virtual consultations
Within the next five years, NHS patients in Wales will be able to book physiotherapy appointments online, have virtual consultations with physios and receive exercise reminders digitally.
CSP Charitable Trust co-funds research to improve arthritis care
Physiotherapists can apply for awards from a £1 million fund for research that will improve the quality of healthcare services for people with arthritis.
CSP Wales welcomes £20m more for intermediate care
A £20m boost for intermediate care funding across Wales will create opportunities for investment in physiotherapy, the CSP’s policy officer for Wales has said.
Kylie Minogue sends Christmas message to physio-led team of Pacific rowers
Pop star Kylie Minogue has sent a festive message of support to a physio-led team of four women who are rowing from America to Australia.
Strategy aims to make AHPs the ‘go to’ public health professionals
AHPs must be recognised as an integral part of the public health workforce, with responsibility for designing and delivering improvements to healthcare and reducing health inequalities, according to a joint strategy document published today.
Physio says weight-bearing scanner is helping diagnose patients with MSK problems
The NHS’s first MRI scanner to produce images of patients standing is improving the diagnoses of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, said physio Richard Robinson of Glan Clwyd Hospital, Denbighshire.
Your chance to influence scope of NICE guideline
NICE is developing a clinical guideline on Neurological Problems.
iCSP helps therapist change surgeons’ advice post-hip replacement
Orthopaedic therapists at a Norfolk hospital have persuaded surgeons that hip replacement patients do not need to follow post-surgery precautions on movement, thanks to the CSP.
Film is ‘invaluable resource’ for people with cerebral palsy
Cerebral people, a film in which young people with cerebral palsy take over the camera to tell their own stories about life with the condition, was premiered in November.