Tag: physiotherapy

What’s the difference between physiotherapy and occupational therapy?

Although there are crossovers, occupational and physical therapy are separate professions which are set apart by these key differences. We’ve written this article so you can get a better understanding of the roles and what each one entails before deciding if it’s the career path for you.  Occupational therapy versus physical therapy – what are …

5 characteristics of a good physiotherapist

Although physiotherapy is far from a monotonous career, its dynamic nature does mean adapting to and overcoming new challenges on a regular basis. And with the recovery of patients in your hands, it’s important you do a good job of it…   So what makes a top-grade physiotherapist? Our dedicated team of market experts, recruiters …

New report highlights need for more physiotherapists

A recent report from the Nuffield Trust reveals that despite a significant rise in the total number of qualified physiotherapists in the UK over the past decade, the increase in NHS physiotherapist numbers has been merely 3.3%.    CSP’s director of practice and development, Ash James, responded: “The CSP welcomes the Nuffield Health report on …

Essential tips for aspiring physiotherapists

Embarking on a career in physiotherapy is both rewarding and challenging. As a physiotherapist, you have the power to make a significant impact on the lives of your patients, helping them regain strength, mobility, and independence. To ensure a successful and fulfilling career, here are some essential tips for aspiring physiotherapists…   Continuous learning and …

CSP raises concerns over NHS data platform

The CSP has cautioned that the allocation of a significant NHS data contract to the US technology company Palantir should be accompanied by robust security and confidentiality measures.   Euan McComiskie, the health informatics lead at the CSP, noted that while the decision was anticipated, it “does not come without controversy and challenge”.   “It …

Celebrating the power of physiotherapy

We know there’s been a lot of doom and gloom in the news lately – especially when it comes to the healthcare sector. So today we thought we’d share a story of positivity that captures the incredible work that physiotherapists do day-to-day.  Carry on reading to find out how physiotherapy helped a man with multiple …

Physiotherapists accept pay offer

Members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CPS) have voted to accept the government’s pay offer by 65% on a turnout of 60%. The CPS commented that the offer would provide a bonus of £2,000 for the majority of physiotherapists, in addition to the £1,400 which was awarded to members in 2022/23 – plus a …

Physio staff join industrial action for better pay

More than 4,000 members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) took part in NHS walk-outs on February 9 in a fight for better pay.   Essential services, such as supporting stroke patients and those in critical care were provided as usual.   This marked the second day of strike action for physio staff, who …

CSP membership – everything you need to know as a physiotherapist

Did you know the CSP membership is available to physiotherapists across the globe? Whether you’re fully qualified or a physio student, it’s available to physiotherapists at all stages of their career. Keep reading to find out all the essentials, including how to sign up, key benefits and more!   What is a CSP membership?    …

Interview tips for healthcare staff

The time is here! Your recruitment consultant has contacted you with your dream vacancy, you have submitted your CV and secured an interview! What happens next? Interviews are the hardest part of the job application process and being prepared makes the world of difference to your confidence and the interview as a whole. You could …

icon
icon
icon