Paediatric Physiotherapists in the Independent and Private Sectors (PPIPS)

PPIPS support the role of APCP members who work in the independent and private sectors.




    The PPIPS Committee consists of up to 12 nationally elected members.


    PLEASE NOTE: We do not hold a separate membership list of members working, or interested in working, in the Independent and Private Sectors, but you can register to receive notifications about courses (see links below).


    What are the aims of PPIPS?

    • To support the role of APCP members who work in the independent and private sectors

    This may include members working:

    • as private practitioners - either as sole traders or as employees / associates within a limited company
    • within private hospitals and GP clinics
    • with children with disabilities in schools and colleges
    • with children and young people in sports and the performing arts
    • for registered charities - in paid or voluntary capacity
    • as a medical-legal expert witness or as a case manager
    • overseas and in the developing countries / disaster response
    • physiotherapy education and research
    • in industry - such as orthotic and equipment companies 


    Specialist Committee Nominations

    The PPIPS Committee are currently seeking new members. This is an opportunity for you to help influence the work and activities of APCP in your specialty and offers you an excellent opportunity to expand your networks and to represent the views of your colleagues. We are trying to balance the representatives on our committee to best serve our membership and are currently looking to recruit members with a background in Limited Companies, Research and Higher Education or the Wales region ONLY.

    Please read details on the Specialist Committee Nominations page before applying.