Physiotherapy UK 2017 Conference

As a professional network of the CSP we have are able to offer a 10% discount to all our members.  Please use the cose below when booking to recieve your discount.



Members of the Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners UK (AOHNP) have voted overwhelmingly to merge with the Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing (FOHN). Of the 172 votes cast at the association’s annual general meeting, 163 (95%) were in favour of accepting the findings of a recent members’ survey, which supported a merger with the FOHN. The AOHNP has a total membership of 409.

The Physiotherapy Leadership Development Programme. It’s fantastic AND it’s free - if you are eligible to take part!

Dear North West/South Central CSP member

Following the success of this year’s Programme, we are now taking applications for 2018.   Participation is fully funded (excluding travel) by the CSP and the CSP Charitable Trust. Successful applicants will enjoy around £6000 of CPD at no cost to them.  So, don’t miss out on this incredibly valuable opportunity!

To be eligible for a place you will need to:

  • wish to develop specific leadership skills and behaviours to achieve more from your current role
  • lead or manage people and/or services but have not had formal development in these fields
  • be a CSP member working in the South Central or North West regions*
  • contribute to services delivered in the community (you may be employed in an acute, private or other organisation, but patients will receive your services in non-hospital settings.  This includes members working across primary, secondary and tertiary care boundaries e.g. outreaching into the community)
  • have the approval of your employer to undertake the programme
  • have the appetite and interest in spending time (some of it your own) on this important CPD
  • have the willingness to try new ways of thinking and operating in the workplace whether independent, NHS or private sector

* North West: Cumbria, Lancashire, Isle of Man, Liverpool, Manchester and Cheshire

South Central: Isle of Wight and Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire and the Channel Islands

For more information and details on how to apply, please visit

Application deadline: 17:00 on Friday 13th October 2017.

Successful applicants will be invited to interview.


IOSH Guidance on return to work after cancer

New resourse available from IOSH to support the return to work after cancer 

Update from the Concil for Work and Health 

There is a consultation out for the Health and Social Care whitepaper.  Please see the link beow to access the documnent and the link below to give feedback.  

 Comments can be either sent via annotation on the PDF and email to me ( / Dr Alex Lang, (   or via survey monkey (  )

Health and Work Champion - promoting health benefits of employment 

Please follw the link below for news from the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.  


News from the Applied Ergonomic Conference

My name is Katharine Metters and I am one of the International Outreach Committee members of the 2018 Applied Ergonomics Conference, which is scheduled for March 26 - 29, 2018 at the Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA.

At this time we are reaching out to our international colleagues and we would like to ask you and members of your organization to join us at the Applied Ergonomics Conference. We would also like to ask you if it is possible to promote the conference on your website and/or forward information to your members.

The conference is a great opportunity to connect with other professionals and attend multidisciplinary educational sessions. For additional information regarding the conference please see attached letter or visit the conference website

The Applied Ergonomics Conference also promotes the Ergo Cup Competition, which provides an exciting opportunity for companies to highlight their successful ergonomic solutions. Here is the link for additional information:

These are the current deadlines for the AEC 2018:

AEC 2018 - Oral Presentation Abstract Submission Deadline:  June 16, 2017. The direct link to the abstract submission page is

AEC 2018 - Poster Presentation Abstract Submission Deadline: November 10, 2017. The direct link to the abstract submission page is

AEC 2018 – Ergo Cup Submission: Deadline and direct link to submit an entry will be available soon.

The 2018 Applied Ergonomics Conference is offering international organizations the opportunity to become one of our international alliance partners and our leadership team is offering the alliance partners  one complimentary registration to the AEC 2018. Members of the AEC International Alliance Partners receive a discounted registration fee (oral and poster presenters receive additional discount) and information about the organization (with link to the website) is posted on the Applied Ergonomics Conference website ( We had 28 international alliance partners for the AEC 2017. If your organization is interested in receiving additional information about how to become one of our international alliance partners, please let me know and I will provide it.


New report reveals the value of occupational health to UK businesses and workers

A new report published today by the Society of Occupational Medicine sets out the value proposition for occupational health services and the benefits of occupational health.

Occupational health: the value proposition cites evidence that shows organisations most commonly rank occupational health involvement as the most effective method for managing the problem of employee long-term absence from work. The document also reports that a healthy workplace culture and the adoption of a systematic approach to occupational health can contribute to the success of an organisation.

The report is available at: along with three leaflets, for managers, workers and commissioners. It is also available on the Why Occupational Health? website:


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OH Journal 

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