Sussex physio self-referral service wins ‘quality improvement’ award
A self-referral to physiotherapy initiative has won Sussex Community NHS Trust’s award for improving the quality of patient care.
South Eastern HSC Trust sets the pace on first contact physiotherapy
South Eastern HSC Trust is believed to be the first in Northern Ireland to introduce a first contact physiotherapy service.
Self-referral: key to improving access to physiotherapy
The benefits of self-referral make it a win-win for patients, GPs and physios.
Portsmouth CCG extends frontline physio service
All GP practices in Portsmouth will have senior physios to deal with urgent demand from musculoskeletal (MSK) patients, following a successful six-month pilot.
Increased role of physios to be examined as part of major Northern Ireland heath review
The CSP has welcomed government promises to explore the impact that AHPs can have when working with primary care teams, announced as part of a package of measures designed to overhaul the Northern Ireland health system.
Patient experience stories move Northern Ireland assembly members
Even the toughest person had a lump in their throat at a CSP event in Northern Ireland's Stormont building on 18 October.
Assembly member gives her support to physio and self-referral
Northern Ireland assembly and health committee member Paula Bradley gave a thumbs up for physiotherapists in meeting the future needs of a growing population of older people.
BMA Northern Ireland issues crisis call for self-referral to physio
The British Medical Association (BMA) in Northern Ireland is calling for the urgent expansion of direct access to physiotherapy to address the crisis in general practice.
Physios in primary care: your questions answered
The CSP has won a major victory over the role physios can play in primary care. But what does this breakthrough mean for members?
Stirling success for physios in two Scottish GP practices
Physios working in two GP practices in central Scotland are having a significant impact. Ian A McMillan reports.