health and social care
The physiotherapist and deputy chief executive talks to Mark Gould about the crucial contribution physios can make to leadership teams
Watchdog calls for barriers between health and social care to be broken
Barriers between the NHS and social care could be broken down by team working between those responsible for the assessments, care and discharge of patients and by better data sharing.
CSP gives cautious response to regulatory reform proposals
Proposals for a major shake-up to the way physiotherapy and other healthcare professions are regulated have received a cautious response from the CSP.
CPD Practice: your physiotherapy career (part 3)
Are you management material and could you be a leader? CSP professional adviser Nina Paterson on ways forward.
Under pressure: 8 June election: NHS staffing a priority
Whichever party wins the 8 June election, ensuring the NHS is staffed properly must be a priority, argues Niall Dickson.
Local issues: Devolution in Manchester
Greater Manchester has ambitious plans for devolved health and social care and local leaders believe it’s time for physiotherapists to start shapin
‘Iron curtain’ between health and care results in discharge failures, says CSP chief
MPs blame the split between health and social care for poor hospital discharge, labelling it ‘political maladministration’.
Look at the big picture of care for older people, says NHS Confederation
An NHS Confederation commission on improving urgent care for older people is calling for fresh ways to measure services across entire systems, not just a single organisation or department.
CSP Wales welcomes £20m more for intermediate care
A £20m boost for intermediate care funding across Wales will create opportunities for investment in physiotherapy, the CSP’s policy officer for Wales has said.
Physios should communicate more with home care staff, says NICE
Healthcare practitioners, such as physiotherapists, need to liaise with home care workers to ensure older people receive integrated, person-centred care.