Respiratory specialist replaces medic to become trust’s first physio consultant
Sam Pilsworth has replaced a medical consultant to become the first physio consultant at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS trust, the largest single site specialist heart and chest hospital in the country.
Ipswich physios receive commendation awards for non-stop care of critically ill baby
Two senior paediatric physios have received awards after helping to support the round-the-clock care of a baby with respiratory problems.
ACPRC conference: Inspiring a generation through respiratory placements
Universities have faced increasing difficulties in securing clinical placements for students in recent years. Rachael Moses told the Association for Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care (ACPRC) conference in York on 28 April that new models are needed.
ACPRC conference: Karen Middleton throws down the gauntlet to respiratory physiotherapists
CSP chief executive Karen Middleton threw down the gauntlet to the Association for Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care (ACPRC) conference in York on 28 April saying it is up to physiotherapists to take the lead to ensure the profession is fit for the future.
ECMO: the physio’s role
Allaina Eden and Kelly Morris examine the use of ECMO for patients with severe respiratory failure and other conditions.
Guide will help physios tackle malnutrition in COPD patients
Physiotherapists can now access a practical, evidence-based guide to managing malnutrition in adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Physios must warn patients about the dangers of air pollution
Health professionals have a duty to speak out against air pollution which has been linked to cancer, asthma, stroke and heart disease, diabetes, obesity and dementia, says a landmark report.