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Physiotherapy Articles


Physiotherapy could save NHS millions

2nd October 2014

CCGs urged to invest in preventative physiotherapy services which could prevent nearly 200,000 falls a year and save the NHS £275m.

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Physiotherapists get prescribing power

21st August 2013

Physiotherapists and podiatrists get power to prescribe.

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Physio by phone cuts waiting times

1st February 2013

Phone-based PhysioDirect service found to reduce waiting times but results in lower levels of patient satisfaction.

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Physiotherapists to be allowed to prescribe medicines

24th July 2012

New legislation means physiotherapists and podiatrists will no longer need to refer patients back to a GP for prescriptions.

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Physios to get prescribing rights

26th September 2011

Physiotherapists may soon have the right to prescribe medicine.

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Physio access doesn't need to be a pain

19th July 2011

Dedicated number to help patient access physiotherapists.

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Immediate physiotherapy may ease back pain

21st April 2011

Lower back pain can be eased if treatment is received within 48 hours.

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O2 Health launch new technology

21st July 2010

NHS East Berkshire is to trial Wii fit-style technology launched by O2 Health.

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NHS treatment self-referral

27th November 2009

Patients will be able to self refer for services including physiotherapy and podiatry.

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Campaign for better NHS care for spinal injuries

16th November 2009

A millionaire stockbroker says NHS spinal care facilities are 'third-class'.

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