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The OT Practice Annual Conference

The OT Practice Annual Conference

Aug 13 at 8:10am
The OT Practice has announced the date of its annual Conference next year: it will be held on Friday 21st March 2014, Hilton Hotel, Gatwick.
Wheelchair search for Stephen Hawking film

Wheelchair search for Stephen Hawking film

Aug 12 at 5:33pm
A film production company has put a call out for an early wheelchair that they would like to use in an upcoming feature film about the life of Stephen Hawking. They are looking for a BEC 103, BEC 109 or similar to hire or buy.
New trade only event attracts wide range of companies

New trade only event attracts wide range of companies

Aug 12 at 11:59am
As the organisers, CloserStill Media have been keen to point out right from the outset, Trade Days is different to any other UK show. The ‘trade only’ aspect is key to developing a different feel to the event and to provide visitors with a different experience. It means that the exhibitor list will be different too. Of course, there will be the established suppliers and many of those have already booked. But Trade Days will offer an opportunity for companies that might not have considered promoting at an existing event.
£124m to tackle most pressing health problems

£124m to tackle most pressing health problems

Aug 12 at 8:23am
Health Minister, Lord Howe has announced how a significant investment from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) will help make sure patients benefit from innovative new treatments and techniques which could revolutionise future health care. It is hoped the financial boost will also help stimulate the research economy and attract more research funding in the future.
Prone positioning study results

Prone positioning study results

Aug 09 at 12:09pm
A Major study has demonstrated a significant reduction in mortality using prone positioning on patients presenting with severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Planning service for sensory rooms

Planning service for sensory rooms

Aug 09 at 8:26am
Planning and designing a sensory room on your own can be a somewhat daunting process, often raising the question, "Where do I begin?” Now, with SensoryPlus’ free design service, you can plan the sensory room of your dreams without stepping so much as one foot outside your front door!
Largest telehealth and telecare deployment in UK

Largest telehealth and telecare deployment in UK

Aug 08 at 10:18am
NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council (CMBC) are working in partnership with Telehealthcare provider Tunstall Healthcare, to provide advanced telehealth and telecare solutions that will help to support people with long-term conditions.
Free Seating Training - Gain CPD points on COT-endorsed course

Free Seating Training - Gain CPD points on COT-endorsed course

Aug 07 at 5:03pm
Healthcare Matters is running a seating and positioning training seminar at the award-winning Ribby Hall Village, near Blackpool. A specialist Occupational Therapist from Seating Matters is on board to deliver the training, which will help expand knowledge on the importance of seating, positioning and proper assessment.
Biggest conference to date at Naidex Scotland 2013

Biggest conference to date at Naidex Scotland 2013

Aug 06 at 2:39pm
Naidex Scotland has announced its most extensive conference programme to date, crafted especially for health and social care professionals in Scotland and the north of England. Taking place across two event theatres, the seminars at Scotland’s premier disability, homecare and rehabilitation event will cover everything from the latest technologies and new legislation to innovative practices, integrated services and dementia care.
New marketing manager for Kirton

New marketing manager for Kirton

Aug 06 at 9:44am
Suffolk-based Kirton Healthcare is delighted to announce the appointment of Vanessa Hands, who has joined the team as Marketing Manager. A Languages graduate, Vanessa has worked in the Marketing and PR industry for three years, and went travelling to the exotic South Americas prior to joining the Kirton team.
 
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