NHS funding pressures mean physio services are under threat across the country.
ATOCP conference: Karen Barker encourages the development and leading of an evidence based orthopaedic physio service
All physios should undertake ‘research’ in their work setting, at whatever level is possible, a fellow of the CSP told the Association of Trauma and Orthopaedic Chartered Physiotherapists annual conference in Oxford on 26 November.
NHS England’s rehab guidance could help physios to ‘improve provision’
The importance of a ‘person-centred approach’ and self-management are highlighted in NHS England guidance on commissioning rehabilitation services.
Commissioners lift threat to physio services in Mid Essex
NHS commissioners in Mid Essex could put on hold proposals to stop or severely restrict access to physiotherapy while they look at alternative cost-saving measures.
Physio 15: Cost of falls evidence is really on the money, says NHS England
Finding ways to attract the interest of influential non-health professionals was something physios, whether or not they worked in the NHS, had to do, said Suzanne Rastrick, the officer who represents physiotherapy and 11 other AHPs at NHS England.
The cost of falls
The falls prevention economic model shows how physiotherapy saves money when planning care for older people. Here, you can find and share the evidence for your area. The latest version of the model is now available with refreshed data from 2015.
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Establishing the Cost of a Service