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Latest news and updates from AGILE.  Please note that some news items are for AGILE members only.  If you are a member you will need to login to the site using the box on the left-hand side to view the full list of news items.

  • 4 April 2014
    CSP professional adviser Ruth ten Hove: 'This is the first time that physiotherapy data is being captured on a national quality assured database'. The web-based audit of hip fracture care and prevention, which covers 186 hospitals across England, Wales...
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  • 19 March 2014
    AGILE will not be holding a stand-alone conference this year, instead we are encouraging are memners to attend Physiotherapy UK 10th -11th October 2014. AGILE's Research Officer, Vice Chair and Chair have worked closely with the CSP's Physiotherapy UK...
  • 17 March 2014
    Reablement services give adults short, intensive bursts of care to regain lost skills. Download the full report below The watchdog found gaps in data and a lack of evidence about what reablement strategies work to help patients regain skills, confidence...
  • 14 March 2014
    Tricia Robinson and her Canadian canoe But for private physiotherapy practitioner Tricia Robinson the answer was simple. ‘An MS patient could not get to me for treatment so I attended her in my Canadian canoe, travelling from Langport to the further...
  • 3 March 2014
    In an article published today as the CSP opened its annual representative conference in Cardiff, Ms Rees says falls can be prevented, yet are a leading cause of death in people aged over 75. She gives of an example of ‘excellent care’ at Tenby Cottage...
  • 3 March 2014
    Updated guidance from NICE, published in February, recommends a stricter benchmark for the quality of hip prostheses. It proposes that the new joint should work well in at least 95 per cent of hip replacements over 10 years, instead of the current 90 per...
  • 24 February 2014
    If so, as part of Parkinson's Week, there will be a Parkinson's related Tweet Chat held on the 9th March in conjunction with Physiotalk, OTalk and WeNurses.  Please join in!! More details to follow......
  • 24 January 2014
    The award-winning physiotherapy team (left to right): senior physio Sam Gohir; physio Maristela Marcanzoni; physio assistants Deborah Eves and Julie Henderson The team from Livingstone Community Hospital in Dartford are due to receive a Community...
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  • 8 January 2014
    One million people aged over 65 suffer from or are at risk of malnutrition. Photo: Malnutrition Task Force The Malnutrition Prevention Project, funded by the Department of Health in response to the Francis report’s recommendations, aims to increase the...
  • 21 December 2013
    These newsletters will inform you about the exciting national work that is taking place to promote physical activity in care homes for older people across Scotland.