NHS expert adviser gives approval for physios to issue fit notes
Carol Black, principal of the Newnham College, Cambridge and NHS adviser on work and disability, told Frontline that she backed the government’s strategy to enable physiotherapists to provide fit notes.
Bradford trust gets staff exercising at their workstations
An NHS trust selected a physio-led programme, which encourages staff to take care of their musculoskeletal (MSK) health, as a finalist in its annual awards.
NHS funding pressures mean physio services are under threat across the country.
Dyslexia study day highlights need for reasonable adjustments
CSP members from across the profession shared their experiences of dyslexia at a study day, organised by the society’s disabled members’ network.
Make workplaces more trans-friendly, urges CSP
The CSP is calling for ‘simple changes’ to make health and social care environments more inclusive for transgender staff and patients.
Make occupational health part of mainstream care, says report
Occupational health should be integrated into mainstream healthcare so people with work-related illnesses get better help, says a report for the Council for Work and Health.