Insurance cover: have you got it covered?
As more physiotherapists risk claims against them by their patients, CSP professional adviser Priya Dasoju explains the small print in your insuran
Working with British teams and organisations overseas
Many physiotherapists undertake short periods of overseas work as a Team Physiotherapist for a British-based delegation. The CSP PLI scheme does have specific terms and conditions for overseas work which may influence how you undertake these activities and who you can treat.
Insurance experts publish new rehab code for personal injury cases
An updated rehabilitation code, which recommends streamlining rehab for people involved in low-value personal injury legal cases, has been published and will come into effect from 1 December.
CSP tackles impact of high insurance claims from football and rugby
The background to a controversial decision earlier this year to drop professional insurance cover for physios working in top tier football clubs emerged at a conference last week.
Running a business
Many members choose not to work for an employer and instead set up their own business. This might be as a self-employed sole trader, or you may set up some form of corporate structure such as a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) or a company limited by guarantee (Ltd Co). How you set up your business will affect what insurance you need and you should take your own insurance advice. You may also need legal, business and tax advice if you are setting up a business.
CSP offers sports massage insurance for students
CSP student members can now get extra insurance to cover sports massage at a special rate through the CSP.
Advice line - The perils of pitch-side first aid
Priya Dasoju looks at the insurance-related issues that arise when physios work at amateur sporting events
Burning Question - Does my CSP insurance cover me for sports massage?
Massage is certainly within the scope of physiotherapy.
Insurance scheme changes cover for short-term overseas work
Members who work overseas for a short time will be affected by changes to the CSP’s professional liability insurance (PLI) scheme, which came into