CSP welcomes framework to support first contact MSK physiotherapists
Guidance to ensure that physiotherapists providing first contact services for people with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions are properly equipped, was published on 30 July.
Competition offers physios £100,000 for bright ideas to benefit MSK patients
Physiotherapists can enter an NHS-backed business competition that is seeking ideas for products and services to help people with musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders.
MSK Knowledge Hub needs ongoing input from physiotherapists
A new website aimed at healthcare professionals who support people with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions has been launched.
N Ireland practice leads the way with physio first point of contact
A physiotherapy clinic in County Fermanagh has become the first in Northern Ireland to provide first point of contact for NHS primary care patients with musculoskeletal (MSK) problems.
Public Health England tool estimates that MSK phone triage service saves £19.30 per patient
Patient self-referral assessments and advice by physiotherapists for musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions saves £19.30 per patient, or £2.08 for every £1 spent, according to Public Health England.
Clinical update: Temporomandibular disorder
Philip Bateman looks at the physiotherapist’s role in treating temporomandibular disorder, which may affect up to 30 per cent of people in the UK.
MSK champions could cut sickness absence, says business charity
Businesses need wellbeing champions to promote good musculoskeletal (MSK) health for staff, says charity Business in the Community in its Musculoskeletal Health Toolkit for Employers.
3 minutes with Hannah Poulton: going the extra mile
Hannah Poulton is passionate about spreading the message that working with people with terminal illnesses can be inspiring, rewarding and fun.
CSP endorses Arthritis Research UK exercise guide for MSK conditions
Arthritis Research UK has published a guide to physical activity interventions for people with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions aimed at commissioners and providers of local services.
Gloucestershire clinical MSK group wins joint working award
A musculoskeletal (MSK) clinical programme group, which includes physios, has been recognised for its excellent cross-organisation work with Gloucestershire’s health and social care community.