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  • 14 October 2014
    Nicola Hunter Nicola Hunter, a former chair of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (ACPOHE), said emitting a groan when lifting or carrying something meant remedial action was required. ‘You are not allowed...
  • 13 October 2014
    Iain Lang said there are lots of opportunities for physios to engage in dementia research. Photo: Simon Hadley Dr Lang, a public health consultant and a lecturer in public health at the university of Exeter, said: ‘Even things like walking can be very...
  • 11 October 2014
    Dr Conroy, presenting with specialist physio Raj Pothini, said that care should be 'coherent, connected and consistent' That was the message delivered to delegates by geriatrician Simon Conroy and physiotherapist Raj Pothini, a clinical specialist in A...
  • 1 October 2014
    Download the cost of falls calculator using the links below The tool, known as the cost of falls calculator, shows that of the 200,000 falls prevented by physiotherapy, 25,000 would have led to a fracture, care home admission or death. For every £1...
  • 15 September 2014
    The new evidence-based briefing was launched at the Physiotherapy Works Locally event in Durham. More information below Physiotherapy works: falls and frailty briefing highlights the vitally important role of physiotherapy in falls prevention and the...
  • 25 August 2014
    AGILE has produced a new online Parkinson's Disease resource. Online AGILE Resources AGILE's Parkinson's Disease Resource http://prezi.com/kdemul72vooz/agiles-parkinsons-resource/
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  • 20 August 2014
    The audit showed that stroke patients received physiotherapy on just over half of the days during their hospital stay The data, from the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) sentinel stroke national audit programme (SSNAP), mark the first time the...
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  • 6 June 2014
    Physical activity can help to reduce the risk of dementia The call for a new policy initiative was made in a joint consensus agreement between the UK Health Forum – a group of 59 organisations from the dementia and public health communities – together...
  • 23 May 2014
    The interactive maps enable comparison of stroke service performance. © Royal College of Physicians This is the view of Dr Cherry Kilbride, who is the CSP representative on the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP), led by the Royal College of...
  • 2 May 2014
    The CSP has teamed up with West and South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit to help make the case for physiotherapy in preventing falls The society has teamed up with West and South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit,...
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