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CMSUK Conference Sponsors

Click here to see the current sponsors for the Conference in November Medicals Direct Group Reach Personal Injury Services Ltd Anatomical Concepts (UK) Ltd Independent Living Solutions RSL STEEPER LTD Validium Group Strode Park Foundation Pain Consultants Jacqueline Webb & Co http://www.cmsuk.org/documents/tmp349D....

Post Magazine Rehabilitation First...

The Winners of this years Rehabilitation First AwardsCase Manager of the Year:Scott Jardine, UnumRehabilitation Initiative of the Year: - Employer:Aviva & HCMLRehabilitation Initiative of the Year - Provider:The Children's TrustYoung Achiever of the Year:Kate Prosser, Argent RehabilitationRehabilitation Initiative of the Year - Claimant Solicit...

Fit Note Consultation

John Armstrong from Benefits Now, http://www.benefitsnow.co.uk/ gives some food for thought with some concerns about the 'Fit Note' in their latest newsletter.Last year I reported on Dame Caroline Black's report 'Working for a healthier tomorrow' which, amongst other things, recommended the replacement of sick notes by...

Feature Case Manager - Sam Harris

Sam is one of the new CMSUK board members.  Here she gives us some insight into her journey into Case ManagementI trained in Nottingham and qualified as a registered general nurse 1990.  I planned to move to Northampton following my training and wanted to work on a medical renal ward.  Unfortunately Northampton being a smaller genera...

CSCI is now the Care Quality Commis...

CSCI is now the Care Quality Commission‘The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. Our aim is to make sure better care is provided for everyone, whether that's in hospital, in care homes, in people's own homes, or elsewhere. We regulate health and adult social care services, whether provided...

Research into Assessment of Fibromy...

The following article is research into Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, the full article is available by clicking this link;Assessment of Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A new protocol designed to determine work capability - Chronic Pain Abilities Determination (CPAD) Kelly M, Gagne R, Newman JD, Olney C, Gualtieri C, Tr...

Assessment to determine work capabi...

The following research paper relates to Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and assessing their work capability, it was published in the Irish Medical Journal in September 2009, and involves members of the CMSUK in the research process.  Kindly provided to CMSUK by TIm Wright of FormHealth Assessment of Fibromyalgia &a...

Are you aware of Continuing Healthc...

If not, then you should read this.  Carole Chantler provides this useful information on what these assessments are, and how you can make best use of them. The role of a Case Manager is to be the client's advocate and as such the Case Manager should be aware of the of the statutory provision in this country that funds health  care. It d...

Department of Health Decision Makin...

You can find this by following this link and clicking on the final version 20 September 2007 https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/SocialCare/Deliveringadultsocialcare/Continuingcare/DH_073912 

Launch of the British Association o...

This is an open letter to all those who are interested in becoming members of The British Association of Rehabilitation Companies (BARC)This is an open letter to all those who are interested in becoming members of The British Association of Rehabilitation Companies (BARC)A Working Council has been formed with a view to shaping development of BARC,...

Corpore's Experience of CMSUK Confe...

Corpore's Learning and Development policy advocates conference attendance, and one of those recognised for key professional development is the CMSUK Annual Conference.  The clinical focus for this year's two day conference was rehabilitation after limb loss and was of great interest.Corpore's Experience at CMSUK Conference13 & 14 November...

Chairs Comments

Carole Chantler's update from the chair of CMSUKChairs comments Welcome to new readers of the CMSUK Newsletter and a warm welcome to returning readers. We have had another successful year at CMSUK, which in the current economic climate is I realise, an unusual statement to make. In the last year we launched the CMSUK/BABICM Code of Ethics for our m...