Scottish island gains Olympic-quality pool lift
A swimming pool in Orkney has become one of the first in Scotland to get a lift for disabled people that was originally developed for the 2012 London Paralympics.
CSP council to agree response plan to potential changes in physio training
The CSP has given a cautious welcome to calls for a major review of how pre-registration health care programmes in England are funded.
CSP signs recognition agreements with major physio providers
Connect Physiotherapy, Healthshare, and the Percy Hedley Foundation have signed agreements that secure stronger relationships between the employers and the CSP, meaning a better deal for members.
CSP members to take part in October Older People’s Day events
Hundreds of CSP members across the UK will take part in Older People’s Day on 1 October emphasising the importance of active ageing.
Physio treats 1,200 mile barefoot runner
A private physiotherapist’s talk aimed at promoting his business has taken an unexpected twist. He’s ended up treating a man running the length of Britain – with no shoes on.
Cream of Tonga’s rugby players see Devon-based physio
It’s a long way from Tonga to north Devon – more than 10,000 miles, in fact – but Tongan players competing in the forthcoming Rugby World Cup will be under the care of a physio whose practice is in Barnstaple.
Physiotherapy pioneer shoots from the hip on joint repositioning
A New Zealand-based physiotherapist who gave his name to an influential manual handling approach is set to make a rare visit the UK.
Physios cross the globe for youth games
Four physios will travel almost 10,000 miles to work with some of the UK’s brightest young athletes at next month’s Commonwealth Youth Games.
North Wales physio service saves nearly 700 GP appointments
Advanced musculoskeletal (MSK) physiotherapy practitioners at four primary practices in north west Wales have saved nearly 700 GP appointments over three months.
Children’s hospital holds special ‘Olympics’ for children with rare bone disease
Children with a rare bone disease took part in their very own Olympics this month.