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Oncology and Palliative Care physiotherapy news

Our news pages cover the latest developments, research, ACPOPC updates and other articles from a range of sources and covering many aspects of physiotherapy in oncology and palliative care. 

  • 23 October 2013
    Macmillan is funding Kate Baker and Kathryn Elias in metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) service improvement Kate Baker and Kathryn Elias will job share as the metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) service improvement lead for the South Wales...
  • 14 October 2013
    Macmillan Cancer Support's new director for England: physiotherapist Fran Woodard Fran Woodard moved to the charity’s London headquarters this week, where she leads a team of more than 100 staff focused on service development and innovation. She will...
  • 27 August 2013
     Jenny Taylor's clinical textbook is the first to look exclusively at the role of physiotherapy in palliative and end of life care The book - 'Potential and Possibility: Rehabilitation at end of Life' - was published in May. A recently-retired...
  • 2 January 2013
    The organisation is seeking to strengthen its relationship with allied health professionals (AHPs) under the constitutional clause of ‘corporate membership’. This includes groups that have expressed a willingness to support the society’s philosophy, aims...
  • 21 March 2012
    The Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) toolkits highlight how AHP services can improve patient outcomes and save the NHS money. The CSP-endorsed resources were developed by NHS London, on behalf of the Strategic AHP Leads Group. Five...
  • 4 January 2012
    Sarah Tunnicliffe (right), senior physiotherapist at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, managed to persuade Sebastian Coe, Helen Worth, who plays Gail Potter in Coronation Street, and footballer Nigel Reo-Coker to feature in the DVD, which is now given...
  • 6 July 2011
    Physio Mel Lewis (centre) receives her award from Welsh first minister Carwyn Jones, and Macmillan Cancer Support Wales general manager Cath Lindley A lymphoedema specialist physio from Swansea won the professional leadership award, and a physio-led...
  • 4 May 2011
    The credit card-sized guidance tool uses the acronym ‘Red flag’ to identify patients with Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression (MSCC). The cards list 8 ‘red flag’ signs associated with MSCC, a condition that can be the first indication of undiagnosed...
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