Health Education England publishes step-by-step FCP guide
A new guide published today by Health Education England will support the implementation of first contact physiotherapist roles that are tailored to the needs of local populations.
CSP Northern Ireland members to be balloted next week for industrial action
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy will, next Monday (13 January), begin balloting its members in health and social care in Northern Ireland on industrial action in relation to pay.
Physiotherapists honoured by the Queen
Four CSP members received recognition in the Queen’s 2020 New Year’s honours list for services to physiotherapy, research, and the black and minority ethnicity (BME) community.
Physio staff encouraged to take part in healthier weight competency framework feedback
Health Education England have commissioned a healthier weight competency framework which aims to describe the competencies that health and care staff need in order to fulfil their role to promote a healthier weight.
Physio students in England set to benefit from new funding
The CSP has welcomed the Department of Health and Social Care in England’s announcement today of new funding for allied health, nursing and midwifery students.
CSP condemns ‘postcode lottery’ of rehab services for lung conditions
People in Wales are far more likely to receive an NHS referral for pulmonary rehab than those living in England, Scotland or Northern Ireland.
CSP Northern Ireland members to be balloted for industrial action
The CSP has confirmed that it will ballot its members in health and social care in Northern Ireland in relation to pay.
Respiratory specialist in physiotherapy first
In a first for the profession, a physiotherapist has been appointed to the pulmonary infection specialist advisory group of the British Thoracic Society (BTS).
Physio shines in AHP lifetime achievement awards for Wales
Pip Ford has won the allied health professionals lifetime achievement award at the first Advancing Healthcare Awards Wales.
NICE gives greenlight to two cannabis-based drugs
Doctors in the UK can now prescribe two cannabis-based medicinal products, which can benefit people with medical conditions such as epilepsy and spasticity.