Local health boards - Wales
Cardiff and Vale aims to save £20,000 a year by reusing walking aids
A Welsh health board is calling for local residents to return walking aids they no longer use in a bid to save thousands of pounds.
Physio calls for better dementia skills across NHS Wales workforce
A physiotherapist has told the Welsh assembly’s health, social care and sport committee that all health professionals should receive more training in dementia management.
North Wales MSK physio service extended to 40 GP surgeries
A scheme to deliver musculoskeletal physiotherapy in GP practices has been extended to about 40 surgeries across north Wales, following a successful pilot in Gwynedd.
Nearly all stroke patients in Wales see a physio within 72 hours
The proportion of people seen by a physiotherapist within 72 hours of a stroke has risen from 92 per cent to 96 per cent over the past three years, says the Welsh government.
Welsh success on board posts
Therapists are to hold director posts on the new local health boards in Wales in a move that marks a coup for the CSP.
Therapists need a strategic lead on boards
The CSP is calling for additional seats on the Welsh Assembly governments proposed local health boards, including a director of allied health.