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World Mental Health Day 10th October 2016

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) are reminding and encouraging everyone to stay active to maintain and improve mental health.

Health Minister slammed by Chartered Physiotherapists for potentially placing public’s health at major risk

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) has expressed its deep anger and frustration at the Health Minister for putting public health at risk, and causing widespread public confusion and has directed its members not to register with the new physiotherapy register under CORU, the State health regulator, which is due to open tomorrow.

Alarming amount of over 50s in Ireland are not exercising enough despite very high awareness and knowing they should be doing more!

 

Irish adults over 50 spend seven hours a day sitting – physical inactivity responsible for substantial economic burden

 

Olympic heroes the O’Donovan Brothers are popular choice as walking companions for over 50s

 

Kathryn Thomas is the person over 50s would most like to help with cleaning the house!

 

Carrying a school bag is something all Irish children have to do. However, it is an activity that is often associated with pain, discomfort and poor posture.

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) today welcomed the decision made by the Minister for Health Leo Varadkar to also protect the title Physical Therapist  under section 95(3) of the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 which will eliminate the ongoing risk of title confusion between Physiotherapist and Physical Therapist and the consequent risks to public safety.

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Sunday August 23rd 2015

 

NATIONAL SURVEY BY PHYSIOTHERAPISTS SHOWS ALARMING LACK OF KNOWLEDGE RE OBESITY AND BENEFITS OF EXERCISE TO HUMAN HEALTH

82% of the population not aware that 30mins of moderate exercise five times a week is the minimum amount needed for a healthy lifestyle

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Sunday 12th July 2015

Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) voices concern after University Hospital Galway announces Physiotherapists may now be displaced for extra beds.

University Hospital Galway has now revealed that it may decide to displace the Physiotherapy department for extra beds despite warnings from trade union Impact that the move could risk breaching HIQA standards.

(29th May 2014) There are only a couple of days left to the highlight of every female’s running calendar, The Flora Women’s Mini Marathon! The training is over and we want to ensure that you have fun while you run whilst avoiding unnecessary injuries.

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