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
The Neurological Alliance is looking to recruit a full time Chief Executive: a unique individual with the commitment, enthusiasm and political experience to drive forward the organisation representing the millions of people in England with a neurological condition. The recruitment pack for the new Alliance CE is available here and the deadline is the 28th July.
Please contact Arlene Wilkie on 020 7963 3996 for more information.
UK Stroke Forum
The UK Stroke Forum Conference is the largest multidisciplinary stroke event in the UK, attracting over 1400 delegates from across the stroke care pathway. It's an unmissable event for anyone working in the field of stroke care.
Click here to book your place and download a prospectus
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 Facial Oral Tract Therapy Courses
Five day courses comprise theory (normal v. typical abnormal patterns) and supervised practical work with patients read more...
NEW 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
An opportunity for ACPIN to formally acknowledge and thank several members who have given exceptional service to ACPIN and for neurological physiotherapy read more …
National Stroke conference
Kent ACPIN invites you to their inaugural national Stroke conference read more …
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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