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  • 12 August 2016
    The redesigned model now makes it as easy to use as possible It shows that across the UK there is potential to save 160,000 falls each year, equating to a cost saving of £25.2 million to NHS services. A webinar, aimed at helping CSP members to make...
  • 9 August 2016
    UK Parkinson's Audit: a call to action and an opportunity to put best practice in place The 2015 UK Parkinson’s Audit of the care provided to nearly 9,000 people with the condition found that for 15 per cent of patients the physiotherapist used no...
  • 29 July 2016
    Carley King: These NICE quality standards are highly relevant to physiotherapy staff This is one of the proposals from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), in a draft quality standard for the prevention of falls for older people...
  • 28 July 2016
    RoSPA’s public health adviser said falls are by far the single largest cause of A&E attendances The work will be part of RoSPA’s Stand Up, Stay Up project. It aims to raise awareness of how to prevent falls. The CSP is supporting the scheme and will...
  • 22 July 2016
    Karen Middleton: Physios are involved in discharges and there are some excellent examples of good practice. Parliament’s public accounts committee has given NHS England until January 2017 to report back on what steps it has taken to increase the pace of...
  • 27 June 2016
    Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust’s community rehabilitation and falls team. Photo: HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards The community rehabilitation and falls team from Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust received a Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthcare...
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  • 2 June 2016
    Physio Lesley Sayliss (far right) and other members of the end of life care education team. Clinical educator for AHPs Lesley Sayliss is one of four trainers on a two-year palliative/end of life care education project. Funded by the charity Macmillan...
  • 26 May 2016
    OPAL team members Heather Owen, Victoria Parkes and Carron Lane. When the OPAL service was launched two years ago, it operated on just two days a week. It now runs from Monday to Friday with a bleep system alerting staff at weekends. OPAL employs a...
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  • 12 May 2016
    Download the full report below This is the message from CSP’s head of practice Steve Tolan in response to a report by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, published on 11 May.
  • 2 May 2016
    Managing Dementia The Allied health Professionals’ Role Key note speaker: Professor Lynn Rochester, speaking on ‘Gait, cognition and falls – a clinical challenge’ Saturday and Sunday, 8th - 9th October 2016 Great North Museum: Hancock Barras Bridge,...
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