2023-01-26 01:17:31

Physiotherapists, 'the quiet NHS miracle workers', walk out

Logo BBC

By Nick Triggle and Elena Bailey

BBC News

Thousands of NHS physiotherapists in England have become the latest group to join the ongoing industrial action over pay in the health service.

Physios and their support staff at 30 NHS services - one in seven - are staging a 24-hour walkout on Thursday.

This is the first time members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) have ever gone on strike.

As with other striking health staff, physios will continue to provide care in the most urgent cases.

This includes supporting people in critical care, those with severe respiratory problems and some stroke patients who require urgent physiotherapy.

But rehab work and discharge planning and community physio is expected to be disrupted.

  • When are NHS staff striking and what pay do they want?

Claire Sullivan, CSP director of employment relations, said: "The government must come to the table with something tangible that we can put to our members to prevent more strikes following if there is no progress.

Continue read on bbc.com

Logo BBC
HealthBy Https://Www Facebook Com/Bbcnews2023-01-26 00:06:31
More than 25,000 healthcare staff in Northern Ireland have begun a one-day strike as part of a pay dispute. The move from Unite, Unison and Nipsa members,...

Logo BBC
HealthBy Https://Www Facebook Com/Bbcnews2023-01-23 12:21:36
Physiotherapy staff working for all health boards in Wales will hold a one-day strike, their professional body has confirmed. The Chartered Society of...

Logo BBC
PoliticsBy Https://Www Facebook Com/Bbcnews2023-01-24 13:09:07
By Daniel Davies BBC Wales political correspondent Health workers are on strike to "save the NHS", Plaid Cymru's leader said as he set out a five-point plan...

Logo CBC
HealthBy Stu Mills2023-01-25 09:00:00
Personal support workers and people who rely on them say 2021 legislation in Ontario meant to create regulations and consistency in training has had no...

Logo The Independent
HealthBy Rebecca Thomas2023-01-25 15:33:19
Charging for GP appointments will worsen patient safety and drive more people to A&E, the head of a national safety watchdog has warned. Dr Rosie...

Logo The Independent
HealthBy Rebecca Thomas2023-01-24 14:12:08
A&E departments are haemorrhaging nurses with staff resigning every day, a top doctor has warned, as the head of the NHS admitted upcoming strikes would...

Logo The Guardian
PoliticsBy Aletha Adu2023-01-25 06:00:13
Rishi Sunak should pour money and staff into the crippled NHS, and reward striking nurses with better pay, Conservative 2019 voters from a red wall...

Logo BBC
HealthBy Https://Www Facebook Com/Bbcnews2023-01-25 17:10:35
Health leaders at the East of England Ambulance Service said paramedics had been treating sicker patients, creating "unprecedented" demand on services. The...

Logo Global News
HealthBy Megan King2023-01-24 10:00:55
A Nova Scotia paramedic is speaking out about the conditions those in his profession are facing as paramedics are becoming essential to “hallway medicine”...

Logo Daily Mail
HealthBy John Ely Senior2023-01-24 14:58:16
Brits are still struggling to get face-to-face GP appointments despite multiple ministers promising to fix the situation. Furious campaigners claim patients...

Logo Daily Mail
HealthBy Dan Sales2023-01-20 09:40:39
A series of fresh strikes by ambulance workers has been announced by Unite in an escalation of the bitter dispute over pay and staffing. The union said its...

Logo The Guardian
PoliticsBy Guardian Staff Reporter2023-01-21 09:08:04
Repeated strikes by health staff are making workloads more challenging, the chief executive of NHS England has said. Amanda Pritchard said the ongoing strike...

Logo Bloomberg
PoliticsBy Eamon Akil Farhat2023-01-23 00:01:00
Ambulance workers are walking out on Monday in their biggest show of industrial action by first responders since trade unions kicked off an historic series...

Logo BBC
HealthBy Https://Www Facebook Com/Bbcnews2023-01-22 17:11:31
By Zoe Conway Employment correspondent As ambulance workers get ready to strike again, the message from the NHS once more is: only call 999 if you are...

Logo Bloomberg
TechnologyBy Nate Lanxon2023-01-25 06:48:26
Hundreds of Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center workers in the UK plan to strike on Wednesday as part of unprecedented industrial action by the company’s...

Logo BBC
HealthBy Https://Www Facebook Com/Bbcnews2023-01-20 22:51:38
By Jenny Rees BBC Wales health correspondent Leaving social care to become a lorry driver gave one worker a 10,000 pay rise overnight. Dan White, 40, had...

Logo U.S. News & World Report
PoliticsBy Associated Press2023-01-25 12:57:21
LONDON (AP) Amazon warehouse workers went on strike for the first time in Britain on Wednesday because of a dispute over pay and working conditions, adding...

Logo PR Newswire
HealthPress Release2023-01-25 05:30:00
VERNON, France, Jan. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysnav Healthcare and Roche enter a partnership to facilitate development of industry standard outcome...

Logo The Independent
HealthBy Rebecca Speare Cole2023-01-23 08:47:08
Ambulance workers, paramedics, technicians, call handlers and other NHS staff will walk out in England and Wales in the coming days in action that will...

Logo The Guardian
PoliticsBy Anna Bawden2023-01-20 17:44:25
NHS leaders have voiced alarm after a leading health union unveiled plans for 10 more strikes that will severely disrupt ambulance services over the next two...