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Update on introduction of independent prescribing by physiotherapists and podiatrists

Work is continuing to lay amendments to legislation before Parliament to enable physiotherapists and podiatrists to prescribe medicines independently. This follows a Ministerial announcement last year. The Health and Care Professions Council’s consultation on standards has now closed and responses … Read more → – Update on introduction of independent prescribing by physiotherapists and podiatrists

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Independent prescribing for podiatrists and physios – further update

There are now just weeks left until the close of the Health and Care Professions Council’s (HCPC) consultation on new standards for prescribing education on January 4, 2013. The consultation on the new standards follows the announcement by the Department … Read more → – Independent prescribing for podiatrists and physios – further update

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Independent prescribing for podiatrists and physios – update

Work continues on implementation of independent prescribing for podiatrists and physiotherapists with several important milestones passed in recent weeks, including the launch by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) of their consultation to seek the view of stakeholders on … Read more → – Independent prescribing for podiatrists and physios – update

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Physiotherapists at the Olympics and Paralympics

After showcasing some of our AHPs taking part in the opening ceremony of the Olympics, this month we also met Dr Nicola Phillips, Director of Postgraduate Healthcare Studies at Cardiff University, who is working as a lead physiotherapist during the … Read more → – Physiotherapists at the Olympics and Paralympics

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Transition towards adult services – the Moving on Well resource pack

Evidence shows young people with complex health needs, including neurodisabilities, are at particular risk during the transition process. Therapists have specialist knowledge and skills to support these young people and their families, yet health transition services are patchy at best, … Read more → – Transition towards adult services – the Moving on Well resource pack

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