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  • 12 January 2016
    Michael Sharkey will spend nine days in East Africa next month Michael Sharkey, a community learning disability physiotherapist from Middlesex, will be travelling to East Africa for nine days on 17 February. He raised funds for the trip through a...
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  • 11 January 2016
    KSLP physiotherapist Catriona Shepherd treating a patient at Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone The King’s Sierra Leone Partnership (KSLP) has secured funding for a volunteer physiotherapist to support therapy services in the West African...
  • 12 December 2015
    Universal Health Coverage, which aims to achieve access to quality health services for all, without causing financial hardship.  It is being spearheaded by teh WHO and World Bank. Although rehabilitation is defined as an essential service under UHC...
  • 8 December 2015
    The research this month includes studies in Malawi, Pakistan, Azerbaijan and the Phillipines.  Topics include models of disability, CBR, and hearing the mothers' perspective of caring for their children with disabilities.  One study also takes...
  • 27 November 2015
    This years event works in raising awareness of the participation issues the estimated 1billion people living with disabilities face in society. With a growing population of people living in cities worldwide the day highlights 'The New Urban Agenda'...
  • 7 November 2015
    This year we'll be exploring the highs and lows of short terms physiotherapy trips – from student elective placements, to emergency response deployments and long term capacity building programmes. For more information and to reserve, please see the...
  • 4 November 2015
    Patients waiting outside Kamuzu Central Hospital, Malawi UK charity Medic to Medic was set up in 2007 to support the education of health workers in Malawi. It provides scholarships for students to graduate in the country as doctors, physiotherapists,...
  • 23 October 2015
    Physiotherapist Peter Skelton has been deployed to Haiti, Nepal and the Philippines. Photo: Lorne Campbell/Guzelian This was the message from Peter Skelton, physiotherapist and rehabilitation project manager at Handicap International. He told delegates...
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  • 23 October 2015
    Rhys Hughes, co-chair of the WCPT Future group, works to unite student and early-career professionals across the world. Photo: Mark Pinder/Guzelian Mr Hughes said networking globally widened access to a range of clinical opinion, increasing physios’...
  • 13 October 2015
    Tickets for Saturday 28th have sold out. A few tickets remain for Friday 27th November which will take place at the CSP headquarters. For more information and to reserve, please see the Events web page related to the study day or click here
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