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  • 20 February 2017
    This audit is listed in HQIP’s Quality Accounts, and is open to physiotherapy services which see at least ten people with Parkinson’s for assessment, review or intervention during the five-month data collection period.  The audit includes a Patient...
  • 10 February 2017
    Dr Kearney: It’s vital that the voice of physiotherapy is heard They want to know which top three questions physiotherapists would like answered by future research studies. These could be about any aspect of treating fragility fractures. Pain relief and...
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  • 6 February 2017
    See attahced report
  • 31 January 2017
    The quality standard prioritises the need to identify those at risk of falls, so that falls can be prevented In its updated quality standard to help prevent falls in people over 65, NICE says they should be asked whether they have had falls in the last...
  • 30 January 2017
    For guidelines and a template please see:   If you have any quieries please email the editorial team: 
  • 13 January 2017
    This quality standard covers interventions to maintain and improve the mental wellbeing and independence of people aged 65 or older, and how to identify those at risk of a decline. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. It does...
  • 19 December 2016
    Joining using the paper application gives you a membership from January to December.  Therefore this is now due for renewal. Application form is on the website. If you would like to join via the on-line method, details are also on the website....
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  • 16 December 2016
    The British Geriatrics Society is has published its 'Principles and Standards' of good healthcare for older people, with a particular focus on those living with frailty.   
  • 8 December 2016
    The standard recommends activities such strength and resistance exercises This is according to a new quality standard published on 5 December by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). It focuses on interventions that could help to...
  • 1 December 2016
    A new joint report from the Royal College of GPs and the British Geriatrics Society has been published, showcasing how GPs and geriatricians are collaborating to design and lead innovative schemes to improve the provision of integrated care for older...
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