Northern Ireland sees progress with recruitment to FCP posts
Expansion of the first contact physiotherapy model in GP surgeries in Northern Ireland has continued with recruitment success reported in two trusts.
Report warns NHS staff shortages could triple by 2030
Three health think tanks have today issued advice to NHS England on the future workforce.
Physios paddle ‘senior’ GB dragon boat to bronze medal win
Two physiotherapists from Devon helped a British team of ‘Grand Dragon’ paddlers, who are all over 50, to win bronze at this year’s European Dragonboat championships.
Outstanding PUK 2018 posters receive awards
Six physiotherapists who presented posters at this year’s Physiotherapy UK conference have received a one-year subscription to an online Elsevier journal.
Private physio practice is star of Samsung advert
A private physiotherapy group’s innovative use of smartphone technology as part of its rehab provision has led to it starring in a Samsung advertisement.
Army physio overcomes injuries to win her first Ironman competition
Army physiotherapist Katrina Rye has overcome her own injuries to win a major international triathlon competition which has earned her a place in next year’s World Ironman 70.3 championships. She also won the English Championships in September.
Hip fracture standards target ‘wide variation’ in care
Large variations in the rehabilitation many patients receive after suffering a hip fracture are targeted in new standards published by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
CSP members invited to join online workshop to discuss advanced practice across health and care
The CSP is encouraging members to take part in an online workshop on multi-professional advanced and consultant practice.
NHS should reuse more medical equipment, says health minister
NHS patients should be able to return equipment they no longer need, such as crutches, walking aids and wheelchairs, so they can be reused or donated to charity, the government has urged.
Report reveals impact of Brexit on health and social care workforce
A new report has prompted fresh warnings about the workforce pressures Brexit will place on a range of professions, including physiotherapy.