Salford therapy team initiative cuts overnight hospital stays by 5%
A therapy team providing in-reach services at Salford Royal NHS Trust’s emergency department has reduced overnight bed stays by five per cent over the last year.
YouGov survey shows physiotherapy is popular therapy for arthritis
Physiotherapy is a popular treatment for half of people in Wales, Scotland and England who have been diagnosed with arthritis, according to research commissioned by Arthritis Action.
Physios help military veterans compete for medals at Sporting Senior Games
Physiotherapists provided vital support to military veterans taking part in the Sporting Senior Games Glasgow on 30 September.
Offer women training and advice to manage incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, says NICE
Women should receive pelvic floor muscle training and lifestyle advice as a first step, before surgery for stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse is considered.
Kilimanjaro climb helps to raise awareness of amputee support charity
Quadruple amputee Corrine Hutton has just scaled Mount Kilimanjaro for Finding Your Feet, the charity she founded in 2013 to support other amputees in overcoming social isolation.
Physio flexes her muscles for European Strongwoman Championships
Physiotherapist Lisa Corrallini has gone from strength to strength this year – now she’s Britain’s third strongest woman and ready to take on the world!
Craigavon hydrotherapy pool gets £120,000 revamp
Physiotherapists have welcomed the re-opening of a hydrotherapy pool in Northern Ireland, following a £120,000 refurbishment project.
Occupational health physiotherapy service saves NHS trust £200,000 by helping staff recover faster
An NHS trust in South Yorkshire has reduced sickness absences among staff by introducing a physiotherapy provision, as part of its health and wellbeing strategy.
Members urged to join academy debate
Members should shortly be able to take part in online discussions on establishing a virtual advanced and consultant practice academy to be run by Health Education England (HEE).
Understaffed Dorset physios win award for their outstanding learning disability service
A short-staffed group of physiotherapists who specialise in helping people with learning disabilities have received a ‘team of the year’ award from their trust.