We promote best practice in occupational therapy for people with rheumatic diseases.
The College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section - Rheumatology provides a forum for occupational therapy staff that have an interest in services for people with arthritis, musculoskeletal conditions and chronic pain.
NICE Quality Standards for 'Children and young people with cancer': QS55 (2014)
The draft quality standard for children and young people with cancer was made available on the NICE website for a 4 - week public consultation period between 6th September and 4th October 2013 . Registered stakeholders were notified by email and invited to submit consultation comments on the draft quality standard.
Develop social and professional networks across Northern Ireland.
Vacancies on the Northern Ireland Board - Commencing June 2014
The Northern Ireland Board plays a key role within the organisation by:
Emergency Department Benchmarking for Occupational Therapy - Chris Bowden (former co-lead of ACE) August 2013.
We promote best practice in occupational therapy within the specialty of trauma, orthopaedics, and rehabilitation of amputees.
COT Specialist Section - Trauma and Orthopaedics provides a forum for occupational therapists and occupational therapy staff that have an interest in upper and lower limb prosthetics and rehabilitation.
Make connections with other OTs.
With many members scattered across a wide and diverse geographical area being a member of the Northern Regional Group provides a valued opportunity to discuss issues that are relevant locally and nationally.
Local groups in Northern and Eastern Scotland
Understand and influence your professional body.
Being involved in the Regional Committee, a BAOT local or student group not only enhances your CPD but is also instrumental at helping you understand and influence your professional body and professional issues and can be a springboard to developing your leadership within Occupational Therapy.
We promote high standards of occupational therapy practice within the field of learning disability by supporting networking and sharing expertise, latest techniques and new information with our local and national OT network.
We organise educational events, act in an advisory and consultative capacity, and provide updates on developments in national policies affecting learning disability services.