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  • Friday 27th February 2015

    A new video from the College of Occupational Therapists guides families through the difficult decision to find the right care home.

  • Monday 23rd February 2015

    The Welsh Government has announced it will fund 23 extra training places for student occupational therapists in 2015-6, representing an increase of 26%. A total of £80m is being invested to support the education and training of a range of healthcare professionals in Wales.

  • Thursday 19th February 2015

    Councils in England have been tasked to provide meaningful and person-centred activities in care homes to ensure they meet their safeguarding responsibilities.

  • Wednesday 11th February 2015

    Occupational Therapists in the NHS in England are urged to vote on a new pay proposal from the government following suspension of industrial action.  The proposal is believed to be the best offer that can be achieved through negotiation.

  • Wednesday 11th February 2015

    Occupational therapists have made a dramatic impact on the length of hospital stays in Sheffield, reducing the average wait for discharge ward from 6 days to 6 hours.

  • Tuesday 10th February 2015

    Fellowship Awards 2015

    The award of Fellowship is the highest honour COT can bestow on members of the British Association of Occupational Therapists in recognition of exceptional service and outstanding contribution to the profession. 

    This year, a Fellowship has...

  • Monday 2nd February 2015

    The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is seeking six HCPC registered occupational therapists to become panel members.

  • Thursday 29th January 2015

    Fifty years of occupational therapy education, which has helped thousands of Welsh people living with health and social issues to get on with their everyday lives, will be officially celebrated this week (Thursday 29th January) by a visit by HRH, The Princess Royal, Patron of the College of...

  • Thursday 15th January 2015

     

    The British Journal of Occupational Therapy (BJOT) has moved online, building its reputation as one of the world’s leading academic journals for the profession.  The monthly peer-reviewed journal will be published by SAGE Publications, a leading independent academic and...

  • Wednesday 14th January 2015

    The British Association of Occupational Therapists’ (BAOT) governing Council has renewed its support for NHS strikes as members in England prepare for further industrial action.

    Council members will join picket lines in UNISON’s upcoming strikes on NHS Pay supporting thousands...