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  • 13 April 2015
    Which is the most effective treatment for osteoarthritis patients, and why? Produced through the James Lind Alliance (JLA) Priority Setting Partnerships, the survey asks health professionals, carers and patients for their most pressing questions around...
  • 24 March 2015
    Only 36 per cent of councils mentioned osteoarthritis in their joint strategic needs assessments The charity’s report A Fair Assessment? analysed the joint strategic needs assessments (JSNA) of 152 local authorities. Councils have a statutory...
  • 20 March 2015
    Physiotherapists and primary health practitioners can save lives by making common-sense suggestions. Photo: Age UK The guideline from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is intended for health, social care and voluntary sector...
  • 27 February 2015
    The government announced dementia training for NHS staff alongside £300 million for research and medical innovation for dementia Carley King, CSP professional adviser, said this should be particularly valuable to physiotherapists who do not work directly...
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  • 23 February 2015
    The NAIC will give CCGs, Local Authorities and Health and Well-being Boards the evidence to evaluate Better Care Fund investment in intermediate care and provide valuable evidence to use in reviewing intermediate care service provision, helping...
  • 8 February 2015
    Registration is now open for the new and improved 2015 UK Parkinson’s Audit, the recognised quality improvement tool in the field of Parkinson’s disease. We are keen to attract participation from all areas to enable true UK-wide benchmarking of these...
  • 22 January 2015
    Whether you are a new member, or a member wanting to renew for 2015, the process is easy. Just click on the membership link at the top left of this page and follow the instructions. For more details on AGILE membership, click on the link below.
  • 19 January 2015
    Physio Bhanu Ramaswamy represented the CSP on the development group The European physiotherapy guideline for Parkinson’s disease is the first of its kind. Endorsed by the CSP, it provides recommendations that are applicable to international healthcare...
  • 10 January 2015
    AGILE is offering four research grants, of up to £2,500 each, for a maximum of a year, to support a research project related to physiotherapy for older people. The scheme is not intended to provide funding for clinical audit, undergraduate or...
  • 2 January 2015
    NIHR workshop on multimorbidities in older people Researcher briefing event27 January 2015