CSP calls for all integrated care systems to have senior rehab leads
The CSP has responded to an NHS England consultation on the future of integrated care systems (ICSs), calling for them to include senior level rehabilitation leads within their structure.
NHS England publishes guide to aid recruitment of allied health professionals
A new guide from NHS England showcases the skills and potential of allied health professionals (AHPs) to primary care networks (PCNs).
Clarity on physios receiving Covid vaccination
The CSP has welcomed today’s publication of advice clarifying how physios and support workers will access Covid-19 vaccinations in England.
Queen honours the outstanding work of seven physiotherapists
Seven physiotherapists have received recognition in the Queen’s 2021 New Year’s Honours list.
Physiotherapy can continue during lockdowns
Healthcare services, including physiotherapy, can continue to operate across the UK following new national lockdown restrictions announced this week. This applies to both NHS and private sector providers.
Funding to boost support worker recruitment
The CSP has welcomed the news that NHS England (NHSE) is investing several million pounds in the recruitment of new staff – including health care support workers – in coming months, and is encouraging physiotherapy service managers to take up this much-needed opportunity to expand capacity.
CSP gives cautious welcome to NICE 'long Covid' guidance
The CSP has expressed concerns that a newly-published NICE guideline on managing the long-term effects of Covid-19 (‘long Covid’) does not completely address the rehabilitation needs of recovering patients.
What has the CSP done to promote equality, diversity and inclusion during 2020?
Alongside work to develop an equality, diversity and inclusion strategy, we have been active in a number of other ways this year.
CSP calls for ‘fit for purpose’ digital health and care systems for AHPs
All Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) should have access to efficient digital health and care record systems, which allow their services to use, collect and share meaningful data.
Ten things the CSP did in the workplace in 2020
An annual roundup of activity from CSP representatives, and our employment relations & trade union staff.