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Waiting times for physiotherapy could worsen because of visa restrictions on workers and uncertainty over Brexit, it is being warned. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy accused the Government of not having a coherent strategy on the recruitment of overseas staff. An extra 500 physiotherapists were needed every year to keep…
Greater Manchester mayoral candidate Andy Burnham discussed the future of health and social care across the region when he visited the University of Salford. The Leigh MP, who has served as both Secretary of State and Shadow Secretary of State for Health, provided an insight into the issues surrounding health…
Next week (6 – 11 March) is National Careers Week and Oxford Brookes University will be holding a careers evening in partnership with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK. The aim is to…
Older people have benefited from a pilot project which saw Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) physiotherapy students provide care at home. The project was delivered in partnership with Carers Direct, NHS Highland, NES, Scottish Care, and the Care Inspectorate. Fourth year physiotherapy students undertook placements with two providers, Carers Direct, a…
Many stroke patients are being "let down" as they are being forced to wait for months on end for rehabilitation once they are sent home from hospital, experts have warned. Some of the life-changing consequences of suffering a stroke, such as weakness or paralysis on one side of the body…
Patients should be able to see a physiotherapist in their GP's surgery, an expert has said. Professor Karen Middleton (pictured), chief executive of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, said patients should have direct access to an NHS physio rather than needing a referral from their GP. This would free up…
NHS staff are to be offered physiotherapy, counselling and Zumba classes as part of a drive to cut absence rates. Simon Stevens, NHS England's chief executive, will say creating healthy workplaces is "no longer a nice-to-have, it's a must-do". He will use a speech to announce a raft of measures…
A new initiative giving people the opportunity to refer themselves for physiotherapy treatment without having to see a GP or other healthcare professional has been established on a pilot basis in the South Eastern Area. The Public Health Agency (PHA), Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) and South Eastern Trust…
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