Physio pressure triggers insurer U-turn on pregnancy-related injuries
Insurer Aviva has reversed its refusal to fund treatments for pregnancy-related injuries after pressure from pelvic health campaigners.
#TUC21: Unions to campaign for Covid and Long Covid to be recognised as industrial diseases
Many of the Covid patients that physiotherapy staff treated during the pandemic were exposed to the disease at their workplace, CSP steward Jill Taylor told delegates to the Trades Union Congress (TUC)’s online Congress.
MSK service standards consultation now open
The CSP has launched a consultation on new MSK service standards and is calling on MSK physiotherapists, service leads, patients and commissioners to share their views on them.
CSP launches new First Contact Physiotherapy career guide
The CSP has developed an FCP career guide which explains different development routes to First Contact Physiotherapy (FCP) or musculoskeletal (MSK) advanced practice roles.
Scottish government programme includes commitments on allied health professionals workforce planning and a right to rehab
The Scottish government publishes an extensive programme for the coming year with commitments to begin work to establish a right to rehabilitation and to review allied health professionals (AHP) education and workforce planning.
New £1m fund for tech innovations in MSK
Digital pioneers can bid for £1million in NHSX funding to scale up or buy new tech to treat MSK conditions.
CSP launches Common Placement Assessment Form
A standard assessment for student physios was introduced today supported by comprehensive guidance on its use for both students and practice teams.
Competency framework for all prescribers updated
A revised competency framework for all prescribers was published today by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS).
CSP concerned over NI hike to fund health and social care
The CSP criticised the government’s announcement today that it would use national insurance to fund social care and address NHS pressures.
Join world physio therapy day - 8 September
World physio therapy day (8 September) is an opportunity for physiotherapy staff from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution their profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent.