An evidence-based report published by the NHS Confederation (2010) that presents arguments and examples from practice (England & USA) to illustrate how changing delivery impacts on the quality of a person's experience.
Article from Frontline (20.01.2010) describing the benefits of integrating research & clinical practice through clinical lectureship roles.
Example of physiotherapists working as part of the multi-disciplinary Lambeth & Southwark pulmonary rehabilitation team.
Profile of back care advisor/senior physiotherapist Louis Bell who works at Lanchester Road Hospital, Durham.
Article from Frontline (02.06.2010) that discusses the opportunities and challenges presented by the lecturer-practitioner role
News article from Frontline (18.11.2009) describing how a physiotherapy consultant worked with academic colleagues to develop use of e-technology to help people learn to walk with crutches more effectively.
Research article discussing issues of time management in outpatient physiotherapy departments.
Fleet L, Blandford A (2005) Requirement of time management tools for outpatient physiotherapy practice. Health Informatics Journal 11:179-199
Interviews from Frontline (21.04.2010) with 2 physiotherapists to illustrate the transferrability of leadership behaviours, knowledge and skills gained from physiotherapy practice. One physiotherapist interviewed works as a modern matron, the other as a deputy chief executive.
Service re-design around the geographical needs of service users - introducing telehealth for people with COPD at Crieff Hospital
South Devon knee pain pathway - an example of service redesign taken from the NHS Map of Medicine website. Analysis of the service resulted in the introduction of a physiotherapy extended scope practitioner to triage and manage people presenting with knee pain - with positive effect.