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Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Oncology and Palliative Care, Annual Conference, 24th and 25th Nov - details below



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 Crossing the Work Health Divide - Engaging with Employers
Thurs October 13th, Birmingham Hippodrome
This one day conference, builds on the previous CTN conference and is ideal for any health professional involved in either providing a vocational rehabilitation service or planning to develop a new service that supports the needs of people with long term conditions. For further details and to secure the early bird discounted fee click here.


External events

Neuro Functional Re-Organisation - Padovan® Therapy in UK
October 11th to 14th 2016 Time: 9am to 5pm Where: Brighton Venue: TBC

This course includes 5 modules of four days each, over a period of approximately two and a half years.

This first module is based on theoretical foundations that demonstrate the link between the motor, language and cognitive processes. The goal is for the student to assimilate the core principles and the theories of the Padovan® Method as well as to master the sequence of the body exercises that uses the neuro-evolutive stages of the sensory-motor development.

The cost for the course is £720 per Module early bird £670 before 15 August 2016. To read the full details of the course and to book your place click here

Neurology Matters Study Day
Monday October 17th to 14th 2016 Time: 9am to 4:30pm, Aylesbury

This study day run by by NHS Bucks in partnership with Buckinghamshire County Council is open to all Health & Social Care professionals and staff working within the private and voluntary social care sector and is only £15.

The day will provide an opportunity to:

  • Improve awareness, knowledge & confidence when working with people who have a long term neurological condition, such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease.
  • Hear more of the ‘Patient Experience’ around living with a neurological condition.
  • Join workshops in the afternoon on case studies and practical solutions.
  • Network with colleagues, share practice and ideas

For further details and took your place email

Therapy Expo
23rd and 24th Nov 2016, NEC, Birmingham

The conference programme is dedicated to four key areas, MSK, Sports Injuries & Biomechanics, Neuro Rehabilitation and Acute Care, covering everything from manipulative therapies to Tracheostomy care. Therapy professionals will learn the most up-to-date treatment techniques in just two days,

For more details on the two day conference click here. But to book at CTN discounted price click here

Look out for the Posture and Wheelchair Essentials training days on both days of Therapy Expo - This being run by PMG and further details are available from here.

CMSUK 2016 Conference and AGM 10th November 2016
Nottingham Belfry Hotel

CMSUK (Case Management Society) are proud to announce that bookings are now being taken for our Annual Conference & AGM at the prestigious Nottingham Belfry Hotel, Mellors Way, Nottingham, NG8 6PY on Thursday 10 November 2016. Their one day conference, with the theme of Technological Advances within Rehabilitation, will showcase the latest developments in rehabilitation and new technologies that are being used to enhance client recovery and case management practice.

For full details and too book please click here

Oncology & Palliative Care in Brain & CNS conditions
24th and 25th Nov 2016, IBIS, Birmingham

The key objectives of this meeting, which is run by the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Oncology and Palliative Care are:

  • to explore the complexities of the Brain and CNS management in relation to cancer and palliative care
  • to provide an opportunity to discuss topical issues and current practice when supporting this disease group
  • to maximise networking opportunities  

For more details on the two day conference and to book click here.

Chiltern Music Therapy - Joint-working with other AHPS
Sat October 8th 2016 Time: 9.30 to 5pm Where: Practive@Hoxton, London

The day is divided in 4 workshop, where each workshop will be run by specific Allied Health Professionals (SLT, OT, Physio and Psycho) who are experienced in working alongside Music Therapists and can offer practical advice, strategies and approached where Music Therapy can work alongside their goal areas. To learn more about the outcomes from the day click here. Cost is £90.

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Previous events

(TOM) Therapy Outcome Measure - Train the trainer
This special half day workshop is designed for those professionals, who have already been on a full one day TOM training day, wishing to gain the required skills and knowledge that enables them to become skilled TOMs trainers in order to run TOM workshops across their service.

Delegate Fee is £245. If you are interested in attending this workshop please email

Previous CTN events and Presentations >

CTN Annual Conference - Managing Long term Conditions in the Community

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Therapy Outcome Measures: a practical workshop in its use, application and development

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Building Your Business Case in Community Rehabilitation

A “hands on” workshop from the Community Therapists Network which aimed to teach you the essential steps of developing a business case, to support your rehabilitation service within the new commissioning environment.

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'Patient Reported Outcome Measures
Although providing ‘Patient Centred Care’ continues to be a major objective for the Department of Health, measuring the effectiveness of the care has until recently focused on processes and clinical indicators. Now, this is set to change with the drive to monitor patient outcomes.

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Provision of Community-Based Health Services: An Evidence-Based Approach

Speaker presentations from this conference available to download

This year's conference focused on two major projects:
Dr Susan Nancarrow's "COOP" Project examines the impact of staffing on the outcomes of community-based services for older people, covering patient, staff and service-related issues;
Professor Pam Enderby's "Enhancing the effectiveness of interprofessional working: cost and outcomes" looks at developing a good practice model to support interporofessional working in community-based therapy teams.

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