Physios receive awards for their impressive vPUK poster presentations
Nine physiotherapists who presented posters at this year’s virtual Physiotherapy UK (vPUK) conference have received a one-year subscription to an online Elsevier journal.
APCP report provides valuable insights into the experiences of physios during Covid-19
The Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists (APCP) has published a report that highlights the experiences of their members during the initial wave of Covid-19.
Work to develop CSP Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy is progressing
The CSP is slowing down the development of its equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) strategy to ensure that sufficient time and resource is given to consultation with members, in order to develop a strategy that can successfully drive transformation.
NHS England publishes new guidance on data collection in urgent community response standards
The CSP has welcomed new guidance, published by NHS England, which aims to support the collection and recording of data by urgent community response teams.
Terminology of ‘four pillars’ is updated
CSP Council has approved changes to the wording of the four pillars of physiotherapy practice, so that they reflect the profession’s contemporary practice.
CSP Council chair and vice chair announced
CSP Council has today re-elected Alex MacKenzie as chair and elected Katie Wilkie as the new vice-chair.
AHPF Leadership Programme offers free places to BAME professionals
The Allied Health Professions Federation is offering allied health professionals – including physiotherapists – from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities free places on the Future Leaders Programme, as part of its efforts to address racism and inequality.
For more information, visit the AHPF website. Deadline: 12 February 2021.
Coming soon – the new Frontline
The December issue of Frontline is out soon.
Spending Review 2020: CSP continues to press for fair pay for health staff
The government Spending Review announcement has confirmed that the normal annual pay review body process will continue for the NHS.
Update: Northern Ireland lockdown beginning 27 November
The new NI lockdown to begin on 27 November will have no impact on the vast majority of physiotherapy delivery.