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  • 23 May 2017
    Keep Active coordinator Charlotte Ness, participant Kabia Kadidjatu and volunteer Rosemary Mills at an exercise session for older people at Bishop Creighton House, London The Stand Up, Stay Up campaign was launched by the Royal Society for the Prevention...
  • 17 May 2017
    They are calling on the incoming Government to take action to ensure: Sufficient investment in the NHS and social care Full integration of services A lasting solution to the current crisis in social care Greater capacity in intermediate care...
  • 17 May 2017
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  • 17 May 2017
    The Acute Therapies project covers four AHP disciplines: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Therapy, and Dietetics. The project compares benchmarks on service models, access, activity, finance, workforce, quality and outcomes....
  • 8 May 2017
    This new Guideline, accredited by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in March 2017, includes a number of updates relating to fracture risk assessment, management of osteoporosis and treatment recommendations, all highly relevant...
  • 11 April 2017
    Three key messages have emerged from the 2016/17 project that impact on the quality of care delivered for older people; the use of CGA is increasing; readmission rates are rising; delayed transfers of care continue to grow.   Please see: http...
  • 11 April 2017
    So join us and #UniteForParkinsons. Just using the hashtag on social media on the day will help.  See https://www.worldparkinsonsday.com/#world-parkinsons-day for further details
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  • 10 April 2017
    The 2017 fellows (pictured) include nine senior clinical physios from older adult services The part-time fellowship, funded by Health Education England, is made up of online and face-to face-learning. This year the fellowship is giving the nine senior...
  • 21 March 2017
    Ashley Blom said one explanation could be the willingness of patients to undergo surgery Ashley Blom, professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Bristol who led the study on behalf of the National Joint Registry, said further investigation was...
  • 13 March 2017
    Victoria Medical Centre has offered patients physio-led exercise classes for four years The classes at the Victoria Medical Centre are designed for people aged over 50 with musculoskeletal problems and other conditions, most of whom are referred by their...
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