Physiotherapists and podiatrists are to be able to prescribe their patients with medicines including painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs, it has been announced by the Department of Health.It will mean that podiatrists and physiotherapists will no longer have to refer their patients back to a doctor if medication is needed. Physiotherapists and podiatrists will join some […]
Posted: July 25th, 2012 under Drugs, Health Professionals, Healthcare, National Health Service, NHS, Physiotherapy, red tape, Risk of Drugs, Uncategorized.
Tags: drugs classification, Health Professionals, National Health Service, NHS, physiotherapists, Physiotherapy, red tape, Risk of Drugs
Hospital managers are planning to postpone thousands of non emergency operations today, because of the public sector unions striking over pension changes.Patients across the UK have been sent letters warning them of the disruption. Diagnostic tests and outpatient appointments will also be delayed, but hospitals insist emergency and critical care will not be affected. Managers […]
Posted: November 30th, 2011 under Conservatives, Doctors, Health Professionals, National Health Service, NHS, Nurses, Uncategorized.
Tags: Andrew Lansley, Conservatives, Doctors, Health Professionals, midwives, Nurses, physiotherapists, RCM, RCN