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  • 4 August 2017
    Real life scenarios are recreated for staff learning about falls prevention training at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust The aim of the training is to reduce preventable falls and improve staff confidence in managing people who have fallen. Leading the...
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  • 28 July 2017
    The honour was presented at the health professionals’ graduation ceremony on 21 July. ‘Fellowships are given to alumni who have done something notable in their field. I think they chose a physiotherapist to show allied health professionals that they too...
  • 24 July 2017
    Laran Chetty found access to physio at work was the most useful occupational health resource The critical ethnographic study of exercise in later life by Esther Clift, a consultant practitioner trainee in frailty at NHS Solent Trust, was among this year’...
  • 14 July 2017
    Doreen McClurg, physiotherapist and professor of pelvic floor dysfunction at the university, is part of a team that is launching a three-year trial of the technique. Starting this autumn, the researchers will test the stimulation against a dummy...
  • 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...
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