As the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) calls for greater transparency in the delivery of public health services in South Australia, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) says physiotherapy leads the way in quality care.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has thrown its weight behind the Health Minister’s plan, announced this month, that will provide consumers with private health insurance rebates for their at-home rehabilitation.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is strongly supportive of the Health Minister’s plan, announced today, that will provide consumers with private health insurance rebates for their at-home rehabilitation.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has secured a role in shaping the future of primary health care. Minister for Health Greg Hunt yesterday announced the establishment of the Primary Health Reform Steering Committee to independently advise the government on the development of a 10 year plan. The APA is a key member.
Two physiotherapists are presenting an overview of their physiotherapy treatment services at the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s (APA) TRANSFORM scientific conference in Adelaide this week. Their keynote address, Fighting Social Injustice: stories from the frontline of physiotherapy practice, urges their peers to check implicit biases towards vulnerable groups in our community and minimise the barriers to access that marginalised Australians experience.
The APA is calling for women’s health physiotherapists to be included in the care teams for all pregnant women in Australia to reduce the risk of complications and to improve outcomes for women and their babies.
New research funding from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) will allow La Trobe University academic and APA member Dr Christian Barton to determine the benefits of improved access to physiotherapy led education and therapeutic exercise for people with knee OA who have been referred for surgical management.