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The latest news from ACPOHE activities and ocupational health and ergonomics physiotherapy.

  • 24 July 2017
    Laran Chetty found access to physio at work was the most useful occupational health resource The critical ethnographic study of exercise in later life by Esther Clift, a consultant practitioner trainee in frailty at NHS Solent Trust, was among this year’...
  • 6 April 2016
    Millions of people have illnesses believed to be caused or made worse by working conditions
  • 24 March 2016
    This is one of the messages from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), in updated guidance on workplace health published today/in March. The guidance examines how organisational culture and the role of managers can be used to...
  • 29 May 2015
    The campaign is part of NHS Highland’s health and wellbeing strategy. Download the poster below Occupational health physiotherapists Lesley Marshall and Michelle Smith created the Beware of the Chair campaign in 2014, which is now part of NHS Highland’s...
  • 14 April 2015
    Physio team winners from left: Simone Watts, Cath McLoughlin, Eleanor Douglas and Rebecca Elliott They made a business case to employ two band 4 therapy support workers at the City Hospital site of Nottingham University Hospitals trust. The aim is to...
  • 19 March 2015
    This is according to a report from the Royal College of Physicians published on 13 March. It states that high quality patient care relies on staff who are not only physically and mentally well enough to do their jobs, but also feel valued, supported and...
  • 5 March 2015
    Rapid access to physiotherapy can improve employee health and prevent sickness absence A total of 59 acute trusts in England responded to the information requests, which covered the three years from 2011. It emerged that in any one year: 60 per cent of...
  • 18 February 2015
    Mary Somers (right) enjoyed great success in Canterbury in 2014. Register your event below The fifth annual W@WD, held in partnership with Aviva, will take place on Friday 12 June. Registration is now open. A successful 2014 event saw almost 300 members...
  • 27 January 2015
    Dr Cherry Kilbride worked with Stephen Ashford, Jo Tuckey, Lorraine De Souza and Fabienne Malaprade to develop the guidance The document is titled Splinting for the prevention and correction of contractures in adults with neurological dysfunction. It...
  • 14 October 2014
    Nicola Hunter Nicola Hunter, a former chair of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (ACPOHE), said emitting a groan when lifting or carrying something meant remedial action was required. ‘You are not allowed...
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