Government launch prevention strategy to encourage healthier lifestyles
The CSP has welcomed the announcement that the government will publish a prevention Green Paper as part of its long-term vision for the NHS.
Psychosocial interventions can reduce anxiety for people with coronary heart disease
Physiotherapists, and other healthcare professionals, should consider psychosocial factors when they assess and treat people with cardiac arrhythmias.
Law change sees gabapentin and pregablin classed as controlled drugs
An important law change affecting 750 physiotherapist independent prescribers will see gabapentin and pregablin reclassified as Class C controlled drugs.
CSP welcomes crackdown on violence against NHS staff
Secretary of State Matt Hancock has today announced a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to violence against healthcare staff.
Budget fails to properly tackle health and social care crisis
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has expressed disappointment at the Budget unveiled by the chancellor, Philip Hammond.
Physio’s comedy night packs in the punters to support new cerebral palsy charity fundraiser
Neuro physiotherapist Miriam Creeger and her charity partner Emma Livingstone raised over £7,500 by holding a comedy night recently to support the launch of their cerebral palsy (CP) charity Adult CP Hub, the first of its kind in the UK.
Award for Cwm Taf therapists who share skills to help people out of A&E
A project in which health and care professionals share their skills to help older people get home safely from A&E has won an NHS Wales award.
Physiotherapist commended for MS exercise videos
A series of short films aimed at encouraging people with multiple sclerosis (MS) to exercise, and which were developed by MS physiotherapist Rachel Flinn, have received an accolade at the annual patient information awards of the British Medical Association (BMA).
Team GB archery representative hails the sport a target for the Love activity Hate exercise? campaign
Angela Cowan hopes her representation of Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the World Archery Field Championships will encourage others to take up what she describes as an inclusive and social sport and a great example for the CSP’s Love activity Hate exercise? campaign.
Charities highlight chronic social care shortage
More than a quarter of disabled adults who rely on council funding have had their care cut over the last year, a survey by leading charities has revealed.