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.
Parkinson’s UK launches free learning hub for physios
Parkinson's UK has launched a free online learning pathway designed specifically for physiotherapists.
HCPC proposes 16 per cent fee rise
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is proposing to raise its annual registration fee from £90 to £106 from next year.
#AHPsDay will showcase impact of allied health professionals services locally and nationally
The Royal Oldham Hospital’s physiotherapists will train junior doctors, nurses and healthcare assistants to assess and manage musculoskeletal conditions.
Good evaluation can boost the implementation of first contact physiotherapy
Patients should be able to see first contact physiotherapists (FCP) as easily as they can see GPs, but careful evaluation is essential to ensure it works well.
Physio First launches quality assurance scheme for private practices
A quality assurance mark to enable private physiotherapy clinics to demonstrate their service standards has been launched.
Sporting Mind event hears the recipe for a winning culture
There are five main types of organisational culture but if you can achieve a ‘commitment culture’ you’ve hit the jackpot.
Physios urged to back Foot Drop Awareness day
Physiotherapy staff could help to reduce falls and save the NHS money, by supporting the first ever Foot Drop Awareness Day, which takes place today.