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.
Edinburgh student wins 2015 achievement award
Nicole Palmer, final year student at Queen Margaret University, has won the 2015 Thompsons Solicitors/CSP Scotland Student Achievement Award.
NHS Scotland’s physiotherapy services are threatened by growing financial pressure
Shrinking budgets, rising costs and growing demand means Scotland’s NHS is unable to continue providing current services, says the country’s spending watchdog.
Physio 15: Solve NHS problems by creating opportunities for young people and assistants
The NHS should invest in the career development of assistants and give younger people more employment opportunities.
Physio 15: Physios should be core part of response to humanitarian emergencies
Physiotherapists have a vital role to play in medical teams that respond to natural disasters and emergencies.