CSP members invited to join online workshop to discuss advanced practice across health and care
The CSP is encouraging members to take part in an online workshop on multi-professional advanced and consultant practice.
NHS should reuse more medical equipment, says health minister
NHS patients should be able to return equipment they no longer need, such as crutches, walking aids and wheelchairs, so they can be reused or donated to charity, the government has urged.
Report reveals impact of Brexit on health and social care workforce
A new report has prompted fresh warnings about the workforce pressures Brexit will place on a range of professions, including physiotherapy.
Government launch prevention strategy to encourage healthier lifestyles
The CSP has welcomed the announcement that the government will publish a prevention Green Paper as part of its long-term vision for the NHS.
Psychosocial interventions can reduce anxiety for people with coronary heart disease
Physiotherapists, and other healthcare professionals, should consider psychosocial factors when they assess and treat people with cardiac arrhythmias.
Law change sees gabapentin and pregablin classed as controlled drugs
An important law change affecting 750 physiotherapist independent prescribers will see gabapentin and pregablin reclassified as Class C controlled drugs.
CSP welcomes crackdown on violence against NHS staff
Secretary of State Matt Hancock has today announced a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to violence against healthcare staff.
Budget fails to properly tackle health and social care crisis
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has expressed disappointment at the Budget unveiled by the chancellor, Philip Hammond.
Physio’s comedy night packs in the punters to support new cerebral palsy charity fundraiser
Neuro physiotherapist Miriam Creeger and her charity partner Emma Livingstone raised over £7,500 by holding a comedy night recently to support the launch of their cerebral palsy (CP) charity Adult CP Hub, the first of its kind in the UK.
Award for Cwm Taf therapists who share skills to help people out of A&E
A project in which health and care professionals share their skills to help older people get home safely from A&E has won an NHS Wales award.