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  • 24 January 2017
    Senior physio and cognitive behavioural therapist Zara Hansen Physiotherapist and cognitive behavioural therapist Zara Hansen said it was vital to persuade colleagues to ‘walk the walk’ as well as ‘talk the talk’ in embracing a biopsychosocial approach...
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  • 10 June 2016
    Physios and OTs explore ways to make patient activities fun Hosted by the Scottish National Residential Pain Management Programme, it was designed to enable participants to share good practice, as well as providing a safe environment for clinical...
  • 1 March 2016
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  • 10 December 2015
    This initiative will leading to improvements for people living with the pain of arthritis The CSP Charitable Trust is collaborating with Arthritis Research UK, NHS England and other organisations to fund the awards, which will support several research...
  • 1 December 2015
    Dr Mick Thacker delivers the 2015 Louis Gifford memorial lectureYou can also read more about Louis Gifford and explore more presentations from Physiotherapy UK 2015.
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  • 18 August 2015
    Physiotherapist Sarah Sturman led the 'health-enhancing' makeover The waiting area of Poole Hospital’s therapy services department, part of Poole Hospital NHS Trust, has undergone an ‘evidence-based makeover’. Physiotherapist Sarah Sturman told Frontline...
  • 13 August 2015
    The guide can be used to develop individualised care plans for patients The association’s Therapy and symptom management guide was published on 4 August. Even when a diagnosis of CFS/ME is well established, new symptoms need careful evaluation to ensure...
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  • 28 July 2015
    L-R: Hannah Twiddy, research lead, Louise Haynes, senior occupational therapist, Natalie Lane, specialist clinical psychologist, Kerry Mathews, service lead and specialist pain physiotherapist Helen Ayling The team is based at the Walton Centre NHS...
  • 13 April 2015
    Which is the most effective treatment for osteoarthritis patients, and why? Produced through the James Lind Alliance (JLA) Priority Setting Partnerships, the survey asks health professionals, carers and patients for their most pressing questions around...
  • 24 March 2015
    Only 36 per cent of councils mentioned osteoarthritis in their joint strategic needs assessments The charity’s report A Fair Assessment? analysed the joint strategic needs assessments (JSNA) of 152 local authorities. Councils have a statutory...
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