Physiotherapy and stroke services to share in £22 million upgrade
Rehabilitation units in Bedfordshire and Yorkshire will each receive a share of £963m NHS England fund to revamp services
Lower limb amputations due to diabetes on the rise
Some 170 people each week are undergoing some form of lower limb amputation
'No need for HCPC fee hike' says CSP
The proposed 17.8% fee rise from the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is ‘wholly disproportionate’ and unjustified, the CSP has said.
CSP Christmas film edges towards half a million views
The CSP has muscled in on the busy Christmas advert market with a heartwarming film that promotes the importance of strength and balance as we age.
Physios help East Coast Community Healthcare win ‘health coaching’ award
CSP members Kieran Morling and David Sweeting helped East Coast Community Healthcare win an award for introducing health coaching techniques into consultations.
Exeter physiotherapist Rosalind West embarks on transatlantic rowing challenge
Rosalind West, a physio for NHS Exeter, has this morning embarked on a challenge to row across the Atlantic as part of a four-woman team called Row for the Ocean.
NICE puts physios centre stage in COPD management
Specialist physiotherapists have welcomed the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) updated guidelines on the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
CSP in Berlin to raise its international profile
In a first for the CSP, trade union training officer Helen Russell represented the society at a prestigious meeting of UK and German trade unions in Berlin.
Study finds Nordic walking could help inflammatory rheumatic diseases
Tailored Nordic walking with physiotherapy support could be a promising intervention for people with inflammatory rheumatic diseases, according to the initial findings of a recent research study.
NICE makes clear what ‘good’ looks like for digital health devices
Innovators looking to exploit technologies in physiotherapy may benefit from a new guide demonstrating the effectiveness of apps and other digital innovations.