Physiotherapy, Research and Older People #physiotalk Mon 19th July

The tweetchat on Monday 19th July at 8pm BST is hosted by @AGILECSP AGILE is a Professional Network of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and is for therapists working with older people – whether qualified physiotherapists, assistants, students or associate members of an allied profession. AGILE’s mission is ‘To deliver the highest possible physiotherapy practice […]

Sustainability in Physiotherapy #physiotalk 10th May

The next #physiotalk tweetchat is on Monday 10th May at 8pm BST and is guest hosted by @PhysioSusNet: The Physio Sustainability Network is for those interested in sustainability & reducing the physiotherapy carbon footprint. The scale of the problem The World Health Organization has described climate change as “the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century” and […]

The impact of COVID-19 on rehabilitation services for older adults #physiotalk 29th Mar

The next #physiotalk tweetchat is on Monday 29th March at 8pm BST Four of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Professional Network’s have teamed up to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on rehabilitation services for older adults @AGILECSP, @theACPRC, @PhysioATOCP and @ACPICR. This has allowed us to cover the full spectrum of rehabilitation specialities in […]

Getting active #physiotalk Mon 10th Aug 8pm

Its August – and so of course that means the return of the #WeActiveChallenge We hope that you have been posting your #AHPsActive photos since the start of August – and if you are reading this wondering what I am talking about, then take a look at the We Communities website to find out more […]

Recovery planning: creating lasting change from Covid-19 #Physiotalk Mon 18th May 8pm BST

As the pandemic progresses international, national, and regional attention is turning to focus on living with Covid-19, the ‘new normal’; and restarting of business and usual work. The acceleration of change and innovation within health and care as a result of the pandemic response has created important conversations about what needs to to stop/start/continue in […]

COVID19 #physiotalk on PPE Mon 6th Apr 8pm

In last weeks #physiotalk questions were raised about Personal Protective Equipment or PPE.  Our next #physiotalk chat at 8pm BST on Monday 6th April will be focussing on the right PPE to support physiotherapists working on the frontline of the battle against COVID19 – whatever your setting. Updated guidelines have been produced on 2nd April […]

Myth-busting low back pain. #physiotalk 8th July

The next #physiotalk tweet chat will be hosted on Monday 8th July at 8.30pm BST and led by physiotherapy student @_lewadam, who is currently researching as part of his dissertation project, the beliefs and perceptions of bending and lifting in the presence of low back pain. Following on from the widely engaging chat regarding misinformation in […]

Lurking or Listening during a Physiotherapy Tweetchat – A valid means of gaining continuing professional development? #WCPT2019 presentation

Physiotalk have been carrying out research supported by Dr. Cathy Bulley, a Reader at Queen Margaret University, around tweetchats and continuing professional development. Our first research project looked at the impact of participating in a #physiotalk tweetchat and was presented at WCPT congress in 2017 and then published as an extended abstract in the European […]

Getting on the ladder: First international experiences. #physiotalk Mon 18th Feb – 20:30 GMT.

Next week’s chat will be hosted by @ADAPT_CSP discussing international experiences. It will be on Monday 18th February at 8.30pm GMT ADAPT (Chartered Physiotherapists in International Health and Development) are a Clinical Interest Group recognised by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. They aim to support members by facilitating the exchange of information and by this […]

Social prescribing #physiotalk 17th Sep

In a recent speech the Health Secretary in England, Matt Hancock, called for an increase  in social prescribing saying ‘There is a growing evidence base that social prescribing can be better for patients than medicine’. But what is social prescribing, does it work, and how do we, as physiotherapists tap into the resources that are […]

We’re hiring!

Physiotalk has been running tweet chats for nearly 5 years now and as our day jobs have changed Janet and Naomi need more help to keep our website and tweetchats sustainable overt the next year and beyond. So, we’re looking for up to 5 people to join the physiotalk team and help run our twitter […]

‘Lurking’ or ‘listening’ during a physiotherapy tweetchat – a valid means of gaining CPD?

Physiotalk (who are Naomi McVey and Janet Thomas) would like to invite you to take part in a research study called: ‘Lurking or listening during a physiotherapy tweetchat – a valid means of gaining Continuing Professional Development?’ We are collaborating with Queen Margaret University in this research, with advice on research design, analysis and interpretation […]