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CMSUK 2008 Conference Feedback

Following on from the success of the conference in Manchester in 2008, Spencer McCabe has very kindly put together the following information from the feedback forms completed by our delegatesConference Feedback Feedback from the annual CMSUK conference held in November was excellent with all attendees responding to our survey stating that they...

Ergonomics, Work and Health

Caroline Paterson is an active member of the CMSUK on the events committee.  She has completed a MSc in Environmental and Occupational Medicine (Ergonomics) at the University of Aberdeen and is currently undertaking her research thesis in neck, back and shoulder pain.  This article is the introduction to the full version, which is availab...

UK Rehabilitation Council Newslette...

Catherine McLoughlin, Chair of UKRC, has kindly provided us with their second newsletter, so that CMSUK members can be kept abreast of progress they are makingThe Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health134-138 Borough High StreetLondon SE1 1LB 29 August 2008 Dear ColleagueThis is my second newsletter since becoming chair of the UK Rehabilitation Co...

Can you help with a thesis regardin...

Liz Trubshaw, a clinical psychologist, is hoping that you may be able to help her with her doctorate.  If you have experience of working with ethnic minority clients who have been in ITU, please contact her; Liz Trubshaw, a clinical psychologist, is hoping that you may be able to help her with her doctorate.  If you have experience of wor...

A warning about photocard driving l...

It was a little publicised aspect of the move to photocard driving licences that, unlike the paper licence, the photocard is valid for only 10 years after which the photograph must be replacedIt was a little publicised aspect of the move to photocard driving licences that, unlike the paper licence, the photocard is valid for only 10 years afte...

Know any good speakers?

Can you help the CMSUK Education Committee by providing your recommendations for good speakers?The Education Committee are putting together information regarding good, interesting and relevant speakers for future events.  We know that our members are keen to expand their professional knowledge, and therefore will have attended talks provided b...

CMSA Conference Part Two

Beverley Roberts continues her feedback on the CMSA Conference she attended in 2008 with partial funding from CMSUK.  In particular this section refers to the seminar that she and Jane Melvin delivered on 'Supportive and Palliative Care Strategy in England'CMSA Conference 2008: Orlando, U.S.A. "Engage Case Management: Raise the Standard,...

CMSA Conference 2008: Orlando, U.S.A. "Engage Case Management: Raise the Standard, Go Beyond Expectations, Find the Balance" Educational Seminar CMSA June 2008    2:30p.m. - 4:00p.m. Concurrent Session II2201:Tools & TechniquesSupportive & Palliative Care Strategy in England-Cancer & Other Long-Term Conditions&q...

Award Profile - Norman W Cottington

This article was originally printed in the MASS (Motor Accident Solicitors Society) Newsletter following the award given to him recognising his important contribution to the rehabilitation market in the UK.  Well Done Norman - you deserve this recognition for all your efforts over the yearsNorman Cottington is the most significant individual d...

Case Management and Transition

Transition is the process of moving from childhood to adulthood.  This is not always a smooth process and can be fraught with difficulties.  Transition Awareness was the topic of the dissertation for my Masters Degree and whilst working at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore I led a project which resulted in the publicatio...

UKRC

Catherine McLoughlin has kindly sent us the second newsletter as chair of UKRC.The Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health134-138 Borough High StreetLondon SE1 1 LB 29 August 2008                           &nbs...

Social Workers in Case Management -...

I have noticed over the years that as a Social Worker in Case Management I seem to be in a minority.  I've been thinking for a while that it would be good to develop a support network of Social Workers in Case Management.  The majority of Case Managers seem to be Occupational Therapists, Nurses and Physiotherapists.  We all have our...