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
Stroke patients are ‘abandoned’ when they leave hospital leaving carers to shoulder burden due to lack of joined up care, a charity has warned.Stroke patients need support and care at home in order to make a full recovery however many do not even have their needs assessed, the Stroke Association has warned. When they do […]
Posted: May 8th, 2012 under Doctors, Health Professionals, Healthcare, Nurses, Patients, Physiotherapy, Preventable Crisis, Strokes, Uncategorized, Wellbeing.
Tags: Conservatives, Doctors, Health, Health Professionals, NHS Deaths, Physiotherapy, preventable crisis, Strokes