First contact physiotherapy leads to encouraging outcomes in England
Early results from a national evaluation assessing the effectiveness of first contact physiotherapy (FCP) show ‘overwhelmingly positive’ patient experiences.
Pelvic Roar campaign raises awareness of diastasis rectus abdominis
Pelvic health physios will be raising awareness of the condition of diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA), during a social media campaign that runs from 13-17 May.
NICE seeks two physios to join new osteoarthritis guideline committee
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) needs physiotherapists to help develop a new clinical guideline on the care and management of osteoarthritis.
New public health strategy urges AHPs to raise their profile
Over the next five years, physiotherapists and other AHPs (Allied Health Professionals) need to develop their skills, demonstrate their impact and raise their profile as public health experts.
University physio lands landmark fellowship for Parkinson’s research
A physiotherapy lecturer has been awarded a fully-funded PhD fellowship from the Scottish Government’s Chief Scientist Office (CSO) and Parkinson’s UK, to further her work on exercise provision for people living with the condition.
London Marathon: a great route for physios to gain experience and showcase expertise
Volunteering your physiotherapy skills at the London Marathon is a great way for CSP members at all levels, including students, to gain valuable experience, said the lead physio for the event, Rory Brown.
Mental health physio in NHS Twitter takeover
Each week a new person is invited to curate the @NHS Twitter account to share their NHS story.
Award shows assistant practitioners are integral to physiotherapy
Winning a national NHS Employers’ award this spring has raised the profile of her profession, said physiotherapy assistant practitioner Emma Busby.
Exciting news about the future of Frontline
Next month the CSP will launch a new format of Frontline. Published monthly and supported by a series of special focus editions, it is part of a range of items providing relevant and regular information for members.
Physiotherapist and CSP staff member is elected as member of parliament
Physiotherapist Ruth Jones, the CSP’s senior negotiating officer for Wales and part of West Midlands, was elected to parliament as the Labour MP for Newport West in a by-election on 4 April.