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CSP Headquarters are re-locating

23rd November 2020

CSP Headquarters are re-locating

The CSP has been based at 14 Bedford Row, a prestigious address and a beautiful historic building, since the 1960s. However it no longer meets our needs or reflects our modern profession and Council has made a decision to seek alternative premises. For almost two years, we have been reviewing how the building is used […]

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CSP : Call for abstract reviewers and moderators

23rd November 2020

CSP : Call for abstract reviewers and moderators

The CSP are pleased to announce the Abstract Reviewers Survey for Physiotherapy UK 2021 is now open! Physiotherapy UK hosted by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) is recruiting for two important roles: Reviewers for abstract submissions Abstract moderation group members to oversee the peer review process (three positions are available to fill in an […]

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FCP Roadmap Webinar : Full video now ready : go to EDUCATION, VIDEOS AND PODCASTS

16th November 2020

FCP Roadmap Webinar : Full video now ready : go to EDUCATION, VIDEOS AND PODCASTS

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Launching the FCP Framework – 10th November recording

10th November 2020

Launching the FCP Framework – 10th November recording

This webinar has been recorded and will be available for members to view by Friday 20th November.  Many thank to those who participated in what proved to be a very informative evening for all.  

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Go to Videos and Podcasts in Education for the full recording of 21st October Webinar

3rd November 2020

Go to Videos and Podcasts in Education for the full recording of 21st October Webinar

The full recording is available to all members, you do need to be logged to view.  Go to VIDEOS AND PODCASTS

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FCP SUPERVISOR TRAINING

23rd October 2020

FCP SUPERVISOR TRAINING

NOTE : All applicants will receive a questionnaire this week (w/c 9/11/20) to confirm your eligibility.  Please complete and return this form by Saturday 14th.  Eligibility: To be an FCP supervisor you need to work in MSK as an Advanced Practitioner with a post-graduate Masters degree, in a current team lead post in MSK and hold […]

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A Roadmap to Practice

20th October 2020

A Roadmap to Practice

The First Contact Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners in Primary Care: (Musculoskeletal) A Roadmap to Practice is a supportive document that provides a clear educational pathway from undergraduate to advanced practice for clinicians wishing to pursue a career in primary care. It was released in October 2020 setting the standard for MSK FCP and AP practice […]

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PLEASE READ :  Physiotherapy Consultation Summary

16th October 2020

PLEASE READ : Physiotherapy Consultation Summary

Dear Members, Please can everyone take 5 minutes to fill in the survey regarding independent prescribing rights for physiotherapists? This is our one and only opportunity to add to the list of controlled drugs we are legally allowed to prescribe.   Whether you are a prescriber or not please take the time to have your […]

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Advanced Clinical Practice in Community MSK, Nicola Redford, ACP Podiatrist

12th October 2020

Advanced Clinical Practice in Community MSK, Nicola Redford, ACP Podiatrist

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Keele online survery : MSK Standardised Dataset Survey

20th September 2020

Keele online survery : MSK Standardised Dataset Survey

Please can you take time to complete and share the Keele online survey which is part of a process to get agreement for a standardised MSK PROM and PREM dataset:- The primary aim of the survey is to reach consensus on the minumu dataset (core outcome set) that should be collected across Musculosketal (MSK) community […]

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Go to Videos and Podcasts in Education for the full recording of 20th August Webinar

24th August 2020

Go to Videos and Podcasts in Education for the full recording of 20th August Webinar

20th August Webinar short introduction.  The full recording is available to all members, you do need to be logged to view.  Go to VIDEOS AND PODCASTS

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APPN/CSP/ACPOMIT Webinar : Musculoskeletal Injections : A Covid Perspective 20th August 2020

19th August 2020

APPN/CSP/ACPOMIT Webinar : Musculoskeletal Injections : A Covid Perspective 20th August 2020

The webinar recording is now available to all APPN members.  Click here to view  You will need to be logged in.  Not a member?  Join online for only £25                  

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Helping to ensure an essential supply of AHPs

15th July 2020

Helping to ensure an essential supply of AHPs

Delivery of the ambitions of the NHS Long-Term Plan requires a sustainable supply of trained and highly skilled AHPs. HEE is working closely with the Office for Students (OfS) to monitor the number of students training to become AHPs. We are developing a long-term strategic plan to stabilise and develop the professions, working with the AHP professional bodies and […]

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PACE Evaluation : Physiotherapy after COVID

15th July 2020

PACE Evaluation : Physiotherapy after COVID

As more and more patient with COVID-19 are discharged to community settings into the care of community rehabilitation services, there is an urgency to support these services to understand the needs of this largely unknown patient population and review and repurpose their service delivery models accordingly. Without this data there is a risk that services […]

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CSP :  Covid19 Guidance update

1st June 2020

CSP : Covid19 Guidance update

Please see the attached CSP document of responses to comments raised over the last few months. COVID-19 Guidance Many of the issues are around private practice and the CSP hope that all who are interested have been able to register for one of the upcoming webinars focusing on that sector: 3 June at 7pm 5 […]

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Coronavirus : keep up with the latest developments

6th April 2020

Coronavirus : keep up with the latest developments

The latest from the CSP : Information guidance and latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic. Other useful links:- www.gov.uk/coronavirus www.nice.org.uk/covid-19  

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NICE guidelines : Coronavirus (COVID-19)

23rd March 2020

NICE guidelines : Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For information on how NICE is supporting the NHS and social care, view our new rapid guidelines and evidence summaries. Learn about the government response to coronavirus on GOV.UK. www.nice.org.uk/covid-19      

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NICE : Committee Vacancies

16th October 2019

NICE : Committee Vacancies

NICE are recruiting three co-opted members to join the Osteoarthritis update guideline committee. All the information about the role including how to apply can be found at the link below: https://www.nice.org.uk/get-involved/our-committees/join-a-committee/member–osteoarthritis-guideline-committee The following roles are being advertised: ·         Clinical pharmacist ·         Manual therapist ·         Acupuncturist Please note the closing date for applications 5pm Monday 4 November 2019.​ Please […]

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Advancing Practice in Rheumatology Physiotherapy

1st October 2019

Advancing Practice in Rheumatology Physiotherapy

My Journey from ‘Senior II’ to ‘Consultant’ travelling from bank 6 to 8 https://www.astretch.co.uk/communications  

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APPN Upper Limb Study Day 24th January 2020

25th September 2019

APPN Upper Limb Study Day 24th January 2020

FULL PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE – click here  : DIRECTIONS TO THE FETAL MEDICINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE BUILDING NOT THE MAIN HOSPITAL – it is very close to Denmark Hill station… 16-20 Windsor Walk, Camberwell, London SE5 8BB Directions: ​The fetal medicine research institute building can be difficult to find. IT IS NOT ATTACHED TO THE MAIN HOSPITAL […]

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NICE media statement : medicines and prescribing

23rd September 2019

NICE media statement : medicines and prescribing

EMBARGOED UNTIL: 00.01 BST TUESDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2019 MEDIA STATEMENT Responding to Public Health England (PHE) first ever evidence review of dependence and withdrawal problems associated with five commonly prescribed classes of medicines in England, Dr Paul Chrisp, director of the Centre for Guidelines at NICE, said: “We welcome this important work from Public Health […]

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North Cumbria and North East Integrated Care System : Open Forum

14th August 2019

North Cumbria and North East Integrated Care System : Open Forum

I am writing because the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy is working to provide Chris Gray, NHS England North East Medical Director, with a list of members who are willing to sit on an open forum designed to have input into the new North Cumbria and North East Integrated Care System. We hope that this will […]

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New NHS England e-learning package for MSK primary care

1st August 2019

New NHS England e-learning package for MSK primary care

A useful resource for anyone looking at AP or FCP roles and had CPD accreditation, best of all it’s free :  www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/musculoskeletal-primary-care/

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The Charitable Trust’s Research Priorities Award

23rd July 2019

The Charitable Trust’s Research Priorities Award

The Charitable Trust’s Research Priorities Award is now open for applications. The Trust is looking to fund a research project based on one of the top 10 research priorities with up to £295,000. Outline applications are due by midday on Monday 2nd September 2019.

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Summer Report from Nick Downing, APPN Chair

3rd July 2019

Summer Report from Nick Downing, APPN Chair

Advanced Practice (AP) Physiotherapy is going through a period of rapid change and development. Whilst the terminology of Advanced Practitioner has been broadly accepted replacing Extended Scope Physiotherapists/Practitioners there remains a clear gap in understanding of titles, roles, banding, context and accreditation of AP roles. As the APPN we are pushing to drive forward advanced […]

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Gabapentin and pregabalin to be reclassified as controlled drugs

4th April 2019

Gabapentin and pregabalin to be reclassified as controlled drugs

Joint statement agreed by NHS England and CSP.  In order to provide evidence to extend the list of controlled drugs physiotherapists can prescribe we need to gather data.  Please can all IPs collect information for the next 2/12 on when they would have prescribed gabapentin/pregabalin/codeine/tramadol and what they did instead ie tricyclic, refer to IP […]

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Good Practice Guidance for Ward Rounds

9th March 2019

Good Practice Guidance for Ward Rounds

APPN are contributing to Royal College of Physicians to update their good practice guidance for ward rounds. If you would like to share examples of Physio AP practice that demonstrate our skills please contact appn-physio@outlook.com Click here to view the full publication

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MRI reading in axSpA for Physiotherapists

12th February 2019

MRI reading in axSpA for Physiotherapists

Many thanks to all of you who responded to this offer. Applications are now closed.  Novartis are considering holding a similar event in the near future, we will keep you posted  :  ORIGINAL NOTICE :  Novartis are pleased to announce that they are holding a national education meeting focused on MRI reading in axSpA for […]

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New Pilot Scheme for Consultant Level Clinicians

16th January 2019

New Pilot Scheme for Consultant Level Clinicians

Closing date: 12 Mar 2019  :  The MRC along with the NIHR are advertising a new scheme of funding for Consultants. This is for consultant level clinicians looking to increase research skills and experience. Whilst this first pilot round has been targeted at medics, non-medical clinicians are also able to apply. The following is from […]

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ACP Apprenticeship

10th December 2018

ACP Apprenticeship

The CSP have  provided us with some guidance for members in relation to the Advanced Clinical Practitioner apprenticeship, details of which are due to be published shortly to their site.  They have also provided a paper which seeks to explore interest in a proposal for a non-medical consultant apprenticeship which we hope members find useful.  […]

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