One physio’s journey from clinical respiratory lead to adviser on the digital self-management of long-term conditions
Jane Stokes believes she is one of the first CSP members to have taken on the role of physiotherapy lead with a mobile health applications developer.
NHS in England to make all first referrals to physiotherapy outpatients digital
GPs in England will have to make all first outpatient referrals electronically later this year in a move to reduce the number of missed physiotherapy and other appointments.
Artificial intelligence could help NHS physios with exercise compliance
Artificial intelligence (AI) can analyse data collected on wearable technology and help NHS clinicians support changes in patients’ behaviour, research suggests.
Stroke therapists launch free online guide to neuro rehab apps
Physiotherapists in North Devon have helped develop a free online resource to help carers, clinicians and therapists find suitable apps for neuro rehabilitation.
New IT roles for physios could be opened by proposals for a fully digitised NHS
Physiotherapists could train as digital leaders under recommendations in a landmark report on harnessing IT to improve NHS care in England.
Southampton NHS Trust physios digitise workbook for newly-qualified colleagues
A respiratory physiotherapy team at a major teaching trust has pushed training into the digital age by creating an electronic workbook for its band 5 members.
Physio involvement is vital to the NHS’s digital journey
Involving clinicians and patients is vital to developing IT to support better health services.
CSP welcomes opportunity for physios to influence digital strategies
The door of NHS’s England’s National Information Board (NIB) is open for physios and other allied health professionals to contribute to digital developments, Frontline has been told.
Physios must influence Hunt’s £4.2 billion investment in a ‘paperless’ NHS
Jeremy Hunt’s announcement of £4.2 billion to digitise the NHS in England will create opportunities for better patient care, but it’s important that physiotherapists influence how the money is used.
NHS physio patients in Wales are to get virtual consultations
Within the next five years, NHS patients in Wales will be able to book physiotherapy appointments online, have virtual consultations with physios and receive exercise reminders digitally.