British Thoracic Society speakers call for more targeted and integrated approaches to identify lung disease
A more ‘radical approach’ to scaling up integrated care, and lung MOTs for targeted early diagnosis, were among the calls made by speakers at the British Thoracic Society’s (BTS) annual winter conference, held in London on 5-7 December.
Physios are top winners at ankylosing spondylitis patient choice awards
Physiotherapists led the line-up of winners at the National Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients’ Choice Award, held at the Houses of Parliament on 3 December.
New resource gives guidance on exercise for people with osteoporosis
Physiotherapists can access an expert, CSP-endorsed guide that aims to help healthcare professionals give safe, effective exercise advice to people with osteoporosis.
Family run Bangor practice wins business award
A family of physios, and their colleagues, have received a local business award for their private practice in Bangor in Co Down, Northern Ireland.
Brunel's 24-hour rugby rehabilitation design challenge is a winner
An interdisciplinary 24-hour design challenge, run by Brunel University London with the goal of developing practical solutions for injured rugby players living with catastrophic injury, has been hailed a great success.
Pulmonary rehabilitation strategy calls for 1,000 additional staff to meet demand
Better investment is needed to improve pulmonary rehabilitation services in England, a new report reveals.
Northern Ireland physios triumph at Advancing Healthcare Awards
An RAF physiotherapy medical support officer and a first contact physiotherapy (FCP) pilot both won awards at this year’s Advancing Healthcare Awards Northern Ireland.
Physio wins award for increasing benefits of intergenerational sessions
A physiotherapist has won an award for a project that has improved outcomes for children and older people who take part in intergenerational sessions.
Public Health England to issue new guidelines on promoting activity
New guidelines on physical activity, with a focus on musculoskeletal issues and strengthening, are due next year from Public Health England (PHE).
Government announce 'boost' for community healthcare services
The Government has announced that healthcare in England will benefit from a real-terms boost of £3.5bn a year by 2023/24.