Physiotherapist speaks of ‘honour’ at appointment as NICE expert adviser
Physiotherapist Dave Baker says it is ‘a great honour’ to be appointed as specialist advisor to a National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) committee that will be shaping national policy guidelines.
NICE calls for physios to chair NICE guideline development committees
Members are encouraged to take up a call from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for people with experience of chairing committees to help develop new health and social care guidelines.
NICE appoints physiotherapist to key stroke committee
CSP member Jaimie Shepherd has joined a national committee to review guidelines for the diagnosis and initial management of stroke and transient ischaemic attack.
Physios help develop new NICE guideline on cystic fibrosis
Physiotherapists have contributed to the development of the latest guideline on the diagnosis and management of cystic fibrosis.
Ousted pain expert gains acknowledgement for his work
A leading pain professor and physiotherapist has been given a surprise honorary membership of the British Pain Society – despite being ousted as its president in 2009.
CSP contributes to NICE quality standard on healthy workplaces
The CSP has had input into new national advice about how employers can help improve their staff’s mental and physical health and wellbeing.
BACPAR gains NICE accreditation for its guideline development process
For the first time the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has accredited a CSP professional network’s method of updating its guidelines.
All health professionals must help prevent falls, says NICE
Older people should be asked about falls when they have routine assessments and reviews with health and social care practitioners, says the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
CSP adds ‘rehab focus’ to NICE quality standard for hip fracture
Input from CSP members has informed guidance calling for people with hip fractures to begin rehabilitation the day after surgery.
What is NICE, what can it do for you and what can you do for it?
NICE fellow Gail Sowden gives an overview of the role of NICE and explains how CSP members can get the most from its work.