ER-WCPT: Uncertainty remains over physio mobility in a post-Brexit Europe
The impact of Brexit on physios who want to work in the UK, or to work in another European country, still remained uncertain, Ronald Craps, vice chair of ER-WCT told a large fringe meeting.
CSP awards accolades to physiotherapy champions
Five coveted CSP awards were made in recognition of services to physiotherapy.
ER-WCPT: Comic physio takes a serious look at incontinence
The conference drew to a rather quirky close with physio-cum-stand-up comic Elaine Miller, who's made her name on the comedy circuit talking about the unlikely subject of female incontinence.
ER-WCPT: Don't treat all patients the same, says incoming WCPT chief exec
While physios need to look at how they provide equality in the services they offer, that doesn't mean all people should be treated as equal, Jonathon Kruger, recently appointed chief executive at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, told delegates.
ER-WCPT: Go beyond just embracing the technology revolution, says professor
Physios and other health care professionals need to go one step further than just using new technology for their patients. They also need to change patterns of working to reflect the possibilities for healthcare delivery that such innovations offer.
ER-WCPT: Dublin dean talks of tool to help with wearable tech pilots
Brian Caulfield, dean of physiotherapy at University College Dublin, warned physiotherapists to be extremely cautious about including activity sensors into their practice.
ER-WCPT: Health professionals must agitate for action on obesity, says expert
Healthcare professionals must agitate for government action to tackle obesity, a symposium on population health issues heard.
ER-WCPT: Physios can prevent early death in mentally ill people
Physiotherapists can help address the scandal of premature mortality among people with mental illness, said Brendon Stubbs, head of physiotherapy at South London and the Maudsley NHS Trust.
ER-WCPT: Define and deliver to empower your patients, says panel
Do physical therapists have a shared understanding of what patient-centred care really means?
ER-WCPT: Speakers warn of need for new skills to meet future demands
Physical therapists need to develop new skills and evolve to meet the challenges of a changing world.