Physio makes Design Council Spark awards final
A physiotherapist reached the finals of a prestigious product design competition by developing the B.Bar, a specialised dumbbell for people with long-term musculoskeletal conditions.
Public health expert calls for profession to embrace ‘population physiotherapy’
Physiotherapy staff should be influencing entire populations, as well as treating individuals, by finding new ways to share their knowledge.
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.
TUC Congress 2017: CSP wants more investment in public health
The CSP joined calls for more investment in public health services, criticising government cuts to budgets as short-sighted and placing a long-term burden on the NHS.
Public Health England publishes resource pack for falls and fracture prevention
Public Health England has published a resource pack to accompany its Falls and fracture consensus statement: supporting commissioning through prevention, published in January.
Physiotherapy profile raised at Newham show
CSP members were on hand to raise the profile of physiotherapy with local decision makers at the mayor’s Newham show in East Ham, east London, on 8-9 July.
Motivating patients: From little seeds
Physiotherapists are finding that motivational interviewing and biopsychosocial approaches can bear fruit, as Gill Hitchcock discovers.
CSP backs resource to help physios measure their impact on public health
The CSP has contributed to a new resource to help healthcare professionals in England to record and measure their impact on public health in a uniform and comparable way.
3 minutes with Kenny Butler from ukactive: mass movement
Physiotherapist Kenny Butler from ukactive is a passionate advocate for the benefits of an active lifestyle
Physiotherapy UK: public health drive
Public health expert Muir Gray, a key speaker at CSP’s annual conference, tells Graham Clews that physiotherapy staff need to become a knowledge bu