Physio and OT mobility team save NHS Grampian £3 million
A physiotherapist and an occupational therapist have helped NHS Grampian save nearly £3 million, by providing patients with mobility assessments within A&E.
Salford therapy team initiative cuts overnight hospital stays by 5%
A therapy team providing in-reach services at Salford Royal NHS Trust’s emergency department has reduced overnight bed stays by five per cent over the last year.
Northern Ireland NHS conference hears how physios as first points of contact improve care
The value of physiotherapist as a first point of contact for patients was highlighted at the annual Northern Ireland Confederation for Health and Social Care annual conference and exhibition.
Perceptions of emergency department staff of the role of physiotherapists in the system: a qualitative investigation