Go digital: digital change will empower AHPs
Digital change will empower AHPs – that’s the message from the 2018 CAHPO conference, says Euan McComiskie.
Liverpool’s pulmonary rehab patients can breathe easier with digital access to instant physio advice
Patients attending Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital’s Breathe, its pulmonary rehabilitation programme, can now access instant advice about how to manage flare-ups using their mobile devices.
Physio trials remote monitoring tool that could improve patient compliance
A doctor has teamed up with a physiotherapist to develop a free app that allows physios to remotely monitor the progress of musculoskeletal patients.
CSP director heralds prevention and rehabilitation in primary care
Healthcare in the future must shift to primary care, multidisciplinary working, involve patients and exploit IT, according to the CSP director Natalie Beswetherick.
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.
Digital rehab triples physio capacity in NHS Lanarkshire
A remote digital rehabilitation service has cut travel time for community physiotherapists in Lanarkshire and enabled them to spend more time assessing people.
Northern Ireland launches digital healthcare strategy
A Northern Ireland-wide strategy to cut paper processes and exploit digital technologies in the NHS has been welcomed by the CSP.