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  • 7 March 2018
    Kate Bennet our AGILE chair talks about her previous role at the CSP and her aims whilst chair
  • 5 March 2018
    Call lasts until 20th April. You are able to identify yourself with a network e.g. AGILE https://www.physiotherapyuk.org.uk/conference/abstracts/
  • 28 February 2018
    The video was designed by Oliver Williams, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s falls strategy lead. It aims to show the risks of falls and how individuals can prevent them.
    Comments: 1
  • 26 February 2018
    Urgent care for frail older people – Hospital Wide Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Organised by the British Geriatrics Society, Royal College of Emergency Medicine and the Society of Acute Medicine.  25th May, Horizon Leeds http://bit.ly/...
  • 22 February 2018
    Diana Whiteside (right) and Michelle Thompson provide physiotherapy to older people at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Michelle Thompson and Diana Whiteside, from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, are members of a team that triumphed at the UK...
  • 9 February 2018
    NICE says adults with Parkinson's should have access to specialist services such as physiotherapy This is according to a new quality standard published on 9 February by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and welcomed by the...
  • 29 January 2018
    The AGILE learning event 'bridging the gap' between theroy and practice will be held 10th-11th Novemeber 2018 at Glasgow Caledonian University There will be a variety of speakers presenting on the theory and research background to physiotherapy practice...
  • 26 January 2018
    Blog by Angela Clayton-Turner who is the honorary president of AGILE. She tells us how she is becoming know as the ‘toilet lady’
    Comments: 3
  • 7 December 2017
    NIHR: more research is needed to better understand how to manage frailty in hospital and at home The findings, from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), show the one exception is rehabilitation for stroke. However, it was difficult for...
  • 5 December 2017
    This review covers four key aspects of caring for older people living with frailty in hospital: Assessment; identifying and managing symptoms associated with frailty in hospital; discharge planning; and caring environments. It features: 33 published...
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