Standards body calls for overhaul of professional regulation
Health and social care regulators in the UK are outdated and should be redesigned so they support people to improve standards and services, according to a highly critical report.
Physio leads four-woman crew in Pacific rowing challenge
Lead paralympic physio Laura Penhaul is in the middle of a gruelling six-month voyage from America to Australia.
Physios help British athletes garner gold haul at Special Olympics
Two physiotherapists helped British athletes to triumph at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games.
CSP calls on members to share evidence of physio benefits in primary care
The CSP is urging members to contribute to an inquiry that could shape the future of primary care services in England – and give physios a bigger role in providing primary care.
Physios share expertise in guide to therapy for ME
Physiotherapy for people with chronic fatigue syndrome must be built around the relationship with the individual, says the British Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME (BACME).
The CSP recommends acceptance of BMI’s unsocial hours pay offer
The CSP has recommended that its 800 members employed by BMI Healthcare accept the company’s improved proposal on out-of-hours pay.
Players’ safety must come first in professional sport, says CSP
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has responded to criticism of health professionals at Chelsea Football Club by stressing that player safety should always come first.
Bradford physio delivers pain programme in Urdu
A physiotherapist in Bradford, which has one of the UK’s most ethnically diverse populations, has helped to set up a pain management programme for people who speak Urdu.
Midwives and physios unite to prevent pregnancy-related incontinence
Most women who develop continence problems after childbirth do not seek help from a health professional, and many are too embarrassed to tell anyone.
Physio team cuts falls by 50%, thanks to coloured wristbands
Physiotherapy staff in Kent have won an award for reducing falls among older patients by introducing colour coded wristbands that mean staff can immediately identify patients at risk.