2019 Membership Renewals
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
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.
Developing NICE Guidelines: The Manual
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have produced a manual which explains the processes and methods NICE uses for developing, maintaining and updating NICE guidelines.
Multi-professional advanced and consultant practice online workshop
Health Education England are launching an online workshop on multi-professional advanced and consultant practice and to want you to join the discussion. The workshop will run, initially, for a period of two weeks until Friday 16 November. During that time HEE are keen to get as many people involved in the discussion so that they can develop a much clearer understanding what is happening across health and care in advanced practice now, but even more importantly, what needs to change. Your views are critical to help Health Education England, NHSE and NHSI and others develop this role, working with employers, healthcare professionals, educators and trainers, professional bodies and regulators.
Participating is easy; simply register at the following site (https://advancedpractice.clevertogether.com) and get thinking! You can observe the discussion, post ideas or comments, or simply press a voting button to express support for an idea already up there. It really is that simple. What’s more it’s anonymous and moderated by our partners, innovation agency, Clever Together.
Please could you share widely across your networks, your communications teams and encourage people to ALSO sign up to https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/advanced-clinical-practice/virtual-reference-group to stay updated after the workshop.
Physiotherapy job opportunity at Guy's Cancer Centre
An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 full and or part-time skilled and enthusiastic physiotherapists to join our outpatient oncology physiotherapy team at Guy’s Cancer Centre to cover a period of maternity leave.