Research study - Communication methods used to aid patients with lower levels of health literacy
Jessica Turton is a Physiotherapy Masters student currently researching the communication methods used by physiotherapists within oncology and palliative care to help patients with a lower level of health literacy understand and use health information.
NHS England Chief AHP Officers clinical focus on cancer award
The Chief AHP Officer's 2019 awards include a cancer specific award in collaboration with Macmillan Cancer Support
Job opportunities at UCLH - closing date 31st Jan
Two posts have come up at UCLH to develop a brand new adult outpatient therapy service at the UCH Macmillan Cancer Centre
The 6th Christie MSCC Study Day - 20th March 2019
The 6th Christie Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression Study Day is an opportunity for attendees to better understand how to manage patients with suspected or confirmed metastatic spinal cord compression throughout the pathway.
Job opportunities with the NHS England Cancer Team
NHS England have a range of job vacancies with the National Cancer Team
Vacancies available to join NCRI Clinical Studies Groups - Deadline 10th January
The National Clinical Research Institute (NCRI) have vacancies for people to join various Clinical Studies Groups (CRG's)
Macmillan Allied Health Professional Workforce Survey
Macmillan have just published the Allied Health Professional workforce report
WCPT Cancer Rehabilitation Course: Dispelling the Myths, Promoting the Facts - 10th May 2019
UK physiotherapists Mandy Trickett and Claire Lait are running a Cancer Rehabilitation course at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress in Geneva on the 10th May 2019
AHP Social Prescribing Survey
Royal Society for Public (RSPH) is working with Public Health England (PHE) and NHS Improvement (NHS I) to develop a framework to support increased use of social prescribing by Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) as part of a holistic approach to health care and health improvement.
NICE publication of Physiotherapy-led Motor Neurone Disease Audit
This example describes an audit project which was developed to evaluate if community physiotherapists in Swindon are implementing cough augmentation techniques to people with MND who are unable to cough effectively.
The audit criteria were based upon the NICE guideline: NG42 Motor Neurone Disease: assessment and management.