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  • 17 August 2012
    Organisations across 15 European regions will take part in the collaboration with senior physios, health professionals and researchers
  • 17 August 2012
    The UK Stroke and Exercise Forum, meeting on Thursday at the World Congress on Healthy Ageing in Glasgow, agreed there was a need for an integrated pathway to encourage stroke survivors to be more physically active.   Stroke rehab guidance Dr...
  • 17 August 2012
    Speaking at the World Congress on Active Ageing in Glasgow on Wednesday, physiotherapist Lynn Rochester, Professor of Human Movement Science at Newcastle University, said there was a complex relationship between gait, mobility and falls which was only...
  • 17 August 2012
    Speaking in Glasgow, Dr Ted Muilenburg said he wants to hear from UK physios interested in importing the concept
  • 8 August 2012
    Awards are available for rheumatology and musculoskeletal projects. Photo: Jess Hurd It is offering both a medal prize and educational grants up for grabs for those involved in research projects relevant to rheumatology health professionals. The...
  • 3 August 2012
    Community cardiac physio Helen Barritt (right)
  • 13 July 2012
    Unlocking Diagnosis: The key to improving the lives of people with dementia, was published on 3 July. It reveals that only 43 per cent of people with dementia currently have a diagnosis. The report makes a number of recommendations aimed at increasing...
  • 17 April 2012
    People with Parkinson’s attend regular classes in London, run by English National Ballet. Photo: Belinda Lawley Parkinson’s Awareness Week got underway on Monday and more than 200 events are taking place around the UK including research lectures,...
  • 28 March 2012
    The initiative was launched by David Cameron on 26 March and forms part of the government’s ‘National Dementia Challenge’, aiming to boost dementia care and research in the UK. The new measures will ensure that health and social care systems are equipped...
  • 28 March 2012
    The delivery of evidence-based exercise classes varies widely between healthcare providers, and many patients need to be made more aware that therapeutic exercise can help to prevent falls, researchers found. The RCP report is based on feedback from more...
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