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Advocacy & Support

The ISCP advocates on behalf of its members on an ongoing basis to ensure that the Society is represented amongst key stakeholders and that key issues affecting members are being addressed.
 

Advocating on behalf of the profession

  • Making the case to Ministers, Civil Servants, HSE management and other policy makers regarding the priority needs and concerns of the profession
  • Advice and support on professional practice issues from our Professional Advisor 
  • Providing physiotherapy representation on key policy making committees at national level
  • Contributing to policy formulation and review through submissions on behalf of the profession

Other supports provided to members include:

 
Insurance 
  • Professional Indemnity and Fitness to Practice Insurance at significantly discounted rates
  • Free Insurance for all full practicing members for Voluntary work
Information
  • Quarterly Newsletter “Firsthand” and the weekly members e-zine “E-First”
  • Access to the members area of the website providing a multitude of information and supports tailored to your needs
  • Automatic membership of your local Branch with access to regional education and information events
  • All the latest physiotherapy jobs advertised on the website (including free alerts)
Professional Development 
Clinical and Specialist Development
  • Access to membership of one or more of our 14 Clinical Interest Groups and 3 Employment Groups, see Professional Networks
Supporting Members in Need
  • The Society’s Benevolent Fund may assist members in hard times
Promoting the Profession
  • Pursuing media opportunities to highlight the role of physiotherapists in advancing healthcare
  • Advertising the role of the profession on national and local media (radio, newspapers)
  • The opportunity to purchase branded products including clothing at reduced prices 
  • Access to leaflets and other promotional materials

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