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APCP Committees

APCP National Committee

The day-to-day affairs of APCP are managed by the National Committee which consists of up to 16 nationally elected members plus a locally elected representative from each of APCP's Regions and a representative from each of APCP's Specialist Groups.

The objectives and strategies for APCP are set out in a Five Year Plan for 2015-2020.  The National Committee meet three times each year to ensure that the Association is effectively functioning in pursuance of these objectives and strategies.

APCP Executive Officers

The Executive Officers of APCP (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) ensuring have responsibility for the business and financial management of the Association and for ensuring compliance with the APCP Constitution and with CSP procedures and governance.

The Executive Officers and APCP Administrators meet prior to each National Committee meeting and an addtional three times each year between National Committee meetings.

APCP Sub-Committees

All members of National Committee sit on one of the four National Sub-Committees.  The Sub-Committees meet for an hour before each National Committee meeting.

  • MEDIA AND INFORMATION COMMITTEE

The Media and Information Committee have specific responsibility for APCP publications and resources and for all aspects of promoting the profile of the Association and the profession.

The objectives and strategies of the Media and Information Committee are set out in their Five Year Plan for 2015-2020.

  • RESEARCH AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE

The Research and Education Committee have specific responsibility for the dvelopment of APCP's clinical education programme and for promoting research within the Association and profession.

The objectives and strategies of the Research and Education Committee are set out in their Five Year Plan for 2015-2020.

  • REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE

The Regional Representatives meet to share information from the APCP Regions.  As well as discussing APCP activities, the Regional Representatives may feedback local issues from the wider membership.

The objectives and strategies for APCP Regions is set out in a Five Year Plan for 2015-2020.  In addtion, each Region should have their own Five Year Plan for 2015-2020 which can be seen on the Regional pages.

  • SPECIALIST GROUP REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE

The Specialist Group Representatives meet to share information from the Specialist Groups' recent activities and to discuss ideas and difficulties to ensure that all Groups are working effectively towards meeting their objectives and strategies as set out in the Specialist Groups Five Year Plan for 2015-2020.

Information about the APCP Specialist Groups can be found on the Specialist Group pages.

APCP Regions

APCP members are represented by 11 Regional areas across the UK.  Each Region has a locally elected committee and is represented at National Committee by a Regional Representative.

APCP Region objectives are:

  • to represent the views of the Region's members at APCP National Committee via the elected Regional Representative;
  • to promote the Association and paediatric physiotherapy at a regional level;
  • to provide a regional forum for clinical networking, peer support, and continuing professional development (CPD) through study days, evening lectures and courses;
  • to develop and maintain links with relevant organisations within the Region;
  • to host and assist with the organisation of the APCP Annual Conference and other national events as required.

The objectives and strategies of the APCP Regions is set out in a Five Year Plan for 2015-2020.  In addtion, each Region has their own Five Year Plan for 2015-2020 which can be seen on the Regional pages.

Specialist Groups

APCP has a number of Specialist Groups focusing in specific clinical / occupational fields within paediatric physiotherapy. Each Specialist Group has a nationally elected committee and is represented at National Committee by a Specialist Group Representative.

The objectives are Specialist Groups are:

  • to present the views of Specialist Group members at National Committee via the Specialist Group Representative;
  • to promote the Association and paediatric physiotherapy;
  • to provide a forum for clinical networking, peer support and continunig professional development (CPD) through study days, and courses;
  • to provide an expert body of skills and knowledge to promote and ensure a national standard of best practice;
  • to develop and promote the use of evidence based practice;
  • to develop and maintain links with relevant organisations within the field.

The objectives and strategies of the APCP Specialist Groups are set out in a Five Year Plan for 2015-2020.  In addtion each Specialist Group has their own Five Year Plan which can be seen on the Specialist Group pages.

Who are the APCP Committee members?

All APCP Committee members are elected from amongst the wider membership and represent members from across the UK and with a wide range of clinical experience.  

Members can view the profiles of all current National Committee members on the National Committee Members page and the profiles of Regional Committee members and Specialist Group Committee members on the Regional and Specialist Group pages.

Members interested in joining one of the APCP Committees should look out for committee vacancy notices that will be posted on the website and flagged up in email bulletins before the respective Annual General Meeting.

 

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