Would you like to advance your knowledge and practice of neurophysiotherapy?
University College London, Institute of Child Health offers new post graduate physiotherapy programmes and CPPD taster modules and short courses in neurophysiotherapy.
Why not have a look at the links below, to see what’s on offer?
Short courses/Taster modules
MSc/PGdip/ PGCert programmes
Splinting for the prevention and correction of contractures in adults with neurological dysfunction
This practice guideline provides specific recommendations to support clinical practice and decision-making in splinting … read more
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NEW RehabWeek London 2017
This international meeting brings together researchers and clinicians working in rehabilitation technology including FES, robotics and virtual reality. The event comes to the UK for the first time and is hosted by UCL, 17th – 20th July. Click here for more information.
NEW ER-WCPT European Congress
Book your place now and get four places for three. CSP Chief Executive Karen Middleton writes: “I know that workload is challenging and budgets are tight, but it may help to remember that you and your colleagues can book four places and pay for only three (book all four places at the same time – the discount is automatic). The benefit will be more than a saving on a ticket price: each of these delegates can go back to their workplace and disseminate the knowledge that they have gained from their experience, and that can only be good for our profession.” Click here to book your places
Call for nominations for 2017 ACPIN Awards
Members are invited to submit nominations for an ACPIN Award: Fellowships, Honorary Fellowships and Distinguished Service Awards. The deadline for nominations to be submitted is Friday 2nd December 2016.Click here to find out more and download a nomination form.
World Federation for Neurorehabilitation
The deadline for entries is fast approaching for the WFNR Franz Gerstenbrand Award which must be received by the 30th November 2016. The Award, worth £3000 read more…
Fifth edition of the National Clinical Guideline for Stroke
The fifth edition of the National Clinical Guideline for Stroke has been published. Click to download.
Also the Stroke Association’s response to the new guideline can be found here
The press release for launch was picked up by the Daily Telegraph and published on Friday 30th September.
Facial Oral Tract Therapy Courses
Five day courses comprise theory (normal v. typical abnormal patterns) and supervised practical work with patients read more...
The Neurological Alliance 2016 patient survey
The Neurological Alliance has launched its second neurological patient experience survey. The survey aims to collect vital information about the experiences of care received by people affected by neurological conditions and help us to understand how much progress has been made in improving neurological services. The survey is open until September 30th and the Alliance welcomes responses from anyone with a neurological condition living in England. Click here for the Alliance's website page about the survey and to download a FAQs document a flyer to help publicise the survy. Click here to downloadsurvey launch materials
Huntington's disease physiotherapy briefing
A new briefing document for physiotherapists developed by Prof Monica Busse of Cardiff University in association with the CSP and the Huntington's Disease Association is now available ... click here to download
Humanitarian training manual
Humanitarian Training Manual is now freely available with sections on ABI and SCI developed by ACPIN.Click here to download (Microsoft Word)
Petition calling on the government to commit to a new national Stroke strategy for England
Please take one minute today, right now, to sign our petition calling on the government to commit to a new national Stroke strategy for England after the current one runs out in 2017... read more
2016 National Clinical Guidelines for Stroke
The ACPIN response to the draft RCP Stroke guideline consultation which ended on 22nd April has been completed by Professor Sarah Tyson and supported by Dr Praveen Kumar, Dr Steven Ashford and Professor Fiona Jones
ACPIN members Nicola Hancock and Cherry Kilbride are representatives in the RCP guideline development group for ACPIN and the CSP. We would like to thank all of them for their time and commitment in contributing to the development of these important guidelines which is done in their own time. Click here to download (Microsoft Word)
WCPT publishes disaster management report
A new WCPT report, published this month, advocates for physical therapy involvement in disaster management. The report points to the need for high quality rehabilitation after disasters, as well as emphasising that the role of physical therapists is not limited to direct provision of rehabilitation. It embraces preparedness and recovery and can include assessment, coordination, psycho-social support and advocacy. The Role of Physical Therapists in Disaster Management is available for download
WCPT pledges support for HCiD campaign
Summary WCPT pledged its support to the international Committee of the Red Cross Health Care in Danger (HCiD) campaign raising awareness of the impact of violence on health professionals in conflict areas. The official pledge asserts that physical therapy plays a vital role in dealing with the health problems and functional limitations that are the direct consequence of armed violence and the use of landmines and other weapons of war.Read the full WCPT News article here
National Project Officers for Parkinsons AGM reports
Bhanu Ramaswamy and Fiona Lindop continue to be involved in several projects as Parkinsons Project Officers for ACPIN and also for AGILE. During the past year, these have included… read more
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Management of Spinal Cord Injuries
Download report on an online course on the management of Spinal Cord Injuries ran by SCI World in Sydney, Australia.
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