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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.

19th January 2016: Debate in Seanad during which Minister Varadkar announced his intention to make a decision re protection of titles very shortly, followed by ISCP meeting with Minister for Health re forthcoming decision.

22nd January 2016: Decision by Minister Varadkar to protect both titles (physiotherapist and physical therapist) in one register announced in a letter to CORU, and copied to ISCP and other organisations consulted by Minister in 2015.

Physiotherapists can help older people to be independent, improving quality of life and reducing health care costs. This is the message from the Chartered Physiotherapists across Ireland as they prepare to take part in World Physiotherapy Day on 8th September 2016.

This year for World Physiotherapy Day on the 8th of September the ISCP are running with the campaign chosen by the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) 'Add Life to Years'. Under this title there is a range of materials available to members. These include:

ISCP Materials which can be ordered and delivered free of charge

The ISCP will provide the following materials to members:

The World Confederation of Physical Therapy (WCPT) has released their materials for World Physiotherapy Day which Physiotherapists can use to promote the event. Below are the list of materials you can download:

World Physiotherapy Day Flyer

World Physiotherapy Day Infographic A3

World Physiotherapy Day is held every year on the 8th of September. WCPT has released their materials for the day online. This year they're using the theme'Add Life to Years'.

RCSI MyHealth public lecture on Wednesday, 27th April.

Health research experts, including Louise Keating, Chartered Physiotherapist and RCSI Lecturer, will share the benefits of staying active and achieving the right level of balance to stay healthy and injury free.

ATTENTION ALL PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSIONS

State Regulation and You

How Will This Affect You?

What is the Role of the ISCP IN Supporting Physiotherapists?

The ISCP is organising 19 Information Sessions nationwide, open to all physiotherapists (members and non-members) in April/ May, beginning on Friday next April 2nd.

ATTENTION ALL PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSIONS

State Regulation and You

How Will This Affect You?

What is the Role of the ISCP IN Supporting Physiotherapists?

When: April/May 2016.

Where: Nationwide (see meeting schedule below)

Click here to view the Society's CEO Ruaidhri O'Connors message to members on the Minisher for Health Decision to Protect the titles Physiotherapist and Physical Therapist in one Register

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