Terminology of ‘four pillars’ is updated
CSP Council has approved changes to the wording of the four pillars of physiotherapy practice, so that they reflect the profession’s contemporary practice.
CSP Council chair and vice chair announced
CSP Council has today re-elected Alex MacKenzie as chair and elected Katie Wilkie as the new vice-chair.
AHPF Leadership Programme offers free places to BAME professionals
The Allied Health Professions Federation is offering allied health professionals – including physiotherapists – from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities free places on the Future Leaders Programme, as part of its efforts to address racism and inequality.
For more information, visit the AHPF website. Deadline: 12 February 2021.
Coming soon – the new Frontline
The December issue of Frontline is out soon.
Spending Review 2020: CSP continues to press for fair pay for health staff
The government Spending Review announcement has confirmed that the normal annual pay review body process will continue for the NHS.
Update: Northern Ireland lockdown beginning 27 November
The new NI lockdown to begin on 27 November will have no impact on the vast majority of physiotherapy delivery.
CSP joins partners in lobbying to protect rehab
The CSP and its rehab alliance partners are appealing to the government to prevent the redeployment of health and care professionals working in rehabilitation, as demand for their services is likely to grow over coming months given the crucial role of effective rehab in recovery from Covid-19.
Children’s therapists should not be redeployed, says government minister
Charities and professional bodies including the CSP have secured support from a government minister in their push to protect children’s therapists in England from redeployment.
CSP seeks new London premises
As part of an extensive project to support future working needs and make more efficient use of CSP resources, Council has supported a decision to relocate the central London office.
Scotland Covid lockdowns
From Friday 20 November, 11 council areas in Scotland will move to Level 4, the highest tier of restrictions.