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The conference


Delegates at Physiotherapy UK 2018

The themes for Physiotherapy UK 2019 are:

Innovation in rehabilitation 

This theme explores innovative approaches in rehabilitation, including how advances in technology allow services and practice to be redesigned, delivering better patient outcomes and experience.

Managing complexity

In the UK population more people are presenting with more complex health problems and multimorbidities. As this trend accelerates, this theme explores how physiotherapists are responding to the challenges and how practice is evolving in response.

Managing musculoskeletal complexity

In the UK population, more people are presenting with more complex complaints involving the musculoskeletal system and multi-morbidity. This theme explores how physiotherapists are responding to the challenges, and how practice is evolving in response. Delivered in partnership with the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP).

Fit for work

This theme explores how the management of musculoskeletal, mental health  and long-term conditions are keeping the working population fit, active, healthy and at work. This theme is delivered in partnership with the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (ACPOHE)

The next generation

This theme looks at the advances in physiotherapy for children and young people which are enabling participation and activity for all. Delivered in partnership with Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists (APCP).

View the programme online

What a great few days of networking, sharing and learning from some amazing #leaders I’m feeling inspired! thank you @thecsp for a great event #physio18

Physiotherapy UK 2018 delegate

Physiotherapy UK 2018

Last year, Prof David Oliver, clinical vice-president of the Royal College of Physicians, delivered our Founders’ Lecture to over 1200 attendees and he was joined on stage by Jonathon Kruger, chief executive of the World Confederation of Physical Therapy.

Last year’s themes:

  • Musculoskeletal
  • Primary care & workforce transformation
  • Rehab Matters
  • Improvement & transformation

View the 2018 programme, where you can also browse the 250 poster presentations.  

See the presentations from the 2018 conference.