Changes to the law on education, health and care needs assessments and plans due to coronavirus
APCP 1st Cerebral Palsy Integrated Pathway UK Meeting- Rescheduled to June 2021
As previously announced the 1st Cerebral Palsy Integrated Pathway UK Meeting due to be held in Liverpool on 12th June 2020 was postponed due to the current health crisis.
APCP Introduction to Paediatric Physiotherapy Rescheduled for June 2021
APCP have decided to reschedule our postponed Introduction to Paediatric Physiotherapy 2020 for 12 months and will be running it in Edinburgh on 10-12 June 2021.
Urgent and emergency musculoskeletal conditions in children (under 16) requiring onward referral
NHS England have just published a document ensuring that essential musculoskeletal (MSK) care continues with minimal burden on the NHS.
Fears for future generation as report shows disabled children miss out
A new ground-breaking report shows failings across sectors will continue to steer disabled children into an inactive adulthood if we do not act now.
AN EVIDENCE SUMMARY OF PAEDIATRIC COVID-19 LITERATURE
This post is a rapid literature review of pertinent paediatric literature regarding COVID-19 disease.
APCP postponement of study events
APCP have made the decision last night to postpone all of our study events for the next 12 weeks.
New NICE Quality Standards of Care for Adults with Cerebral Palsy
This quality standard covers care and support for adults with cerebral palsy (aged 25 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. Published in January 2020
Dwarf Sports Association UK (DSAuk)
Dwarf Sports Association UK (DSAuk) regions are working in partnership with The FA and Premier League football clubs to provide training sessions for people with dwarfism.
Success for Gympanzees!
Gympanzees is the UK's first fully inclusive and accessible leisure centre for those with disabilities. Founded by a paediatric physiotherapist, it uses physio and occupational therapy principles to allow the 84% of children and young people with disabilities who cannot access regular leisure facilities to enjoy exercise, play and friendship.