BackCare Awareness Week 2012

BackCare Awareness Week 2012 8th October 2012 Back pain doesn’t kill, it tortures and destroys lives and livelihoods. It accounts for half of all chronic pain and is the leading cause of sickness absence from work. The financial burden of back pain is enormous:- o EVERY DAY it costs the NHS £1.3 million o EVERY…

CNHC Registration

CNHC Registration

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council Going live January 19th was an exciting day for CNHC as that was the day the on–line register officially opened. Massage therapists were the first group to be eligible to apply for registration and we are now seeing a steady stream of applications. We hope that many of you reading…

CNHC Registration

CNHC Registration

The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) was launched on Monday 19th January, this launch was covered by BBC television and radio and backed up with press announcements. The CNHC was founded in April 2008 and officially launched by Ben Bradshaw, Minister of State for Health after significant preliminary research undertaken by and through the…

General Council for Massage Therapies

General Council for Massage Therapies

It has been a bit of a roller coaster ride for the massage profession in recent years, with GCMT at its helm.  We are on the last stretch and coasting into home.  The lost lunches and flying hats are behind us. LCSP Register has been with GCMT the entire ride and will be coming along…

AGM & ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2007

AGM & ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2007

AGM & ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2007 Stratford-Upon-Avon What a time was had by all! “I wish to send my heartfelt thanks to everyone involved in making this years Conference absolutely brilliant. I feel sad for those that weren’t there – they missed the best one ever!” “Considering it was a new approach, it was pretty slick…

What Has The LCSP Register Ever Done For Me?

What Has The LCSP Register Ever Done For Me?

Those of us who ever saw the Monty Python film “The life of Brian” will remember the scene where the Pythons, playing the parts of Britons under Roman rule, moan about what the Romans had ever done for them. As they sit thinking on this they realise that the Romans had given them a huge…

HPC Registered?

HPC REGISTERED? The final stages of the registration process are now being completed and the LCSP Register has some 71 members registered as Physiotherapists /Physical Therapists, my congratulations go to each and every one of you as it is a clear testament to your professionalism and dedication. However with this endorsement to you and the…

BackCare’s Product Panel

BackCare’s Product Panel Dear Member, BackCare’s Product Panel are looking at a product – the Acticare TENS and TSE device. We would be very grateful if anyone with any experience of the Acticare device could let us know and if possible give us a short (100 word) review of their experience (positive or negative). Thank you…

Health Professions Council – Warning Letters

Noticeboard – Health Professions Council Warning Letters It would appear that some Members have received communications from the HPC regarding advertisements or other activities relating to the now protected title of ‘physiotherapist’. The HPC have clearly stated that they will prosecute in law any person using this protected title if they are not registered. The…

Secretary’s Notes and Update

Secretary’s Notes and Update

Secretary’s Notes and Update HCP : Further to a recent meeting of HPC representatives it became apparent that the backlog of applications is likely to take until Christmas this year to clear, I know that this issue is one that affects many members who have applications pending. The reason for this lengthy delay is given…

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