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New Guidance for The Care Act in England must increase commissioning of occupational therapy services

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 16:00
New Statutory Guidance for the Care Act in England has been published today by the Department of Health.  The Guidance will be crucial in supporting Local Authorities to meet their obligations under the social care law which will come into force in April 2015.  The Care Act will overhaul social care legislation that has remained unchanged for 40 years, introducing a care and support system that is clearer, fairer and fit for the future.  ... Read more

Occupational therapists in Wales set to follow strikes over NHS Pay

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 09:32
Following a week of industrial action in England,... Read more

New Editor in Chief for the British Journal of Occupational Therapy

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 11:47
We are delighted to announce that Christine Craik has... Read more

General Secretary stands shoulder to shoulder with occupational therapists on strike

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 11:53
The British Association of Occupational... Read more

British Government advises healthcare professionals against all travel to Syria

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 10:33
The British Government has issued a formal warning to... Read more
  • Monday 21st September 2015 (All day)


    Facilitated by Thérèse Jackson, Consultant Occupational Therapist for Stroke in NHS Grampian, this Masterclass will provide an evidence based review of occupational therapy for the assessment and treatment of adults...

  • Monday 23rd March 2015

    The Master class will enable delegates to start or develop this area of their paediatric OT service by:

    • Increasing their knowledge on how to support children and young people with special needs who require access to digital...
  • Thursday 12th February 2015 (All day)


    This Masterclass gives delegates a greater understanding of how the term ‘bariatric’ is defined and measured as well as of the various body types and their clinical and functional implications. Delegates will learn about...

  • Thursday 20th November 2014 (All day)


    Disabled Living

    FREE exhibition for children, young adults with disabilities & special needs, their families, carers & the professionals who support them.135 exhibitors: update your knowledge on equipment products...