Self-Referral to Physio and physio’s working alongside GP’s in Surgeries

The webinar, was led by Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and explored how direct access to physiotherapy can improve patient care, save the NHS money and address the GP workforce crisis.

The learning objectives from the webinar are:

· Develop an understanding of the benefits of direct access physiotherapy and how to measure them
· Learn how to use the Physiotherapy Cost Calculator to access the cost savings in primary care
· Gain an awareness of the commissioning options for direct access physiotherapy.

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Physiotherapy-as-first-point-of-contact-service for patients with musculoskeletal complaints: understanding the challenges of implementation

Article in the journal: Primary Health Care Research & Development.
Published online: 12 September 2017

Qualitative evaluation of physiotherapists as first point of contact practitioners within primary care.

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