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Introduction Leadership for all.  Go to EDUCATION , VIDEOS AND PODCASTS

26th March 2021

Introduction Leadership for all. Go to EDUCATION , VIDEOS AND PODCASTS

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FCP SUPERVISION AND VERIFICATION OF PRACTICE TRAINING

16th March 2021

FCP SUPERVISION AND VERIFICATION OF PRACTICE TRAINING

Primary care training hubs will now be taking over the training from the Professional networks. Contact your local training hub to find out when these are likely to run.

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ARRS/FCP funding

19th February 2021

ARRS/FCP funding

CSP welcomes extra funding for first contact physios and advanced practice roles in England Funding for first contact physiotherapists, and other additional roles in primary care, is set to increase by up to £300 million in England this year.   https://www.csp.org.uk/news/2021-02-18-csp-welcomes-extra-funding-first-contact-physios-advanced-practice-roles-england    

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Celebrating LGBTQIO+ history month

8th February 2021

Celebrating LGBTQIO+ history month

Have you taken a look at the CSPs cover feature  in February’s Frontline by Ella Braidwood a must read https://www.csp.org.uk/frontline/27/2/01-feb-2021  

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CSP to fund additional BAME spaces for Leadership programme

8th February 2021

CSP to fund additional BAME spaces for Leadership programme

For full details go to:  https://www.csp.org.uk/news/2021-01-22-csp-fund-additional-bame-spaces-leadership-programme CLOSING DATE 12/2/21  

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Bookings now open for our latest webinar : 20th April 2021

30th January 2021

Bookings now open for our latest webinar : 20th April 2021

HEE AP credential for older people, acute medicine, community rehabilitation and exercise-based approaches for LTC    

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APPN Research

14th January 2021

APPN Research

Are you a MSK physiotherapist trained in Making Every Contact Count  Healthy Conversation Skills? Please consider taking part in a study, funded by University of Bath and HEE, exploring perceptions and experiences delivering MECC. For more information, please contat adp56@bath.ac.uk This research is funded by Health Education England and the University of Bath, and my […]

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Thinking Differently about Support Workers

10th December 2020

Thinking Differently about Support Workers

Thinking Differently about Support Workers www.csp.org.uk/thinkingdifferently has been developed in collaboration with Health Education England to showcase the important contribution of the physiotherapy support workforce to the profession. The impact of the support workforce on patient care and service productivity is unfortunately too often overlooked and misunderstood in workforce planning so the video aims to […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NHS England e-learning package for MSK primary care

1st August 2019

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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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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