Online Pain Toolkit 5-day workshop

Online Pain Toolkit workshop for UK and English-speaking EU residents
Presented by The Pain Toolkit – the home of supported pain self-management.

Many people may not have access to pain management programmes and so the Pain Toolkit has organised a team of experiences coaches to run a 5-day (2.5hrs a day) workshop. The workshop is open to people living with persistent pain, and open to maximum of 10 participants. Pain Toolkit will be running three workshops during 2022 in Canada … Read this article

Versus Arthritis Core Skills webinars and courses

Versus Arthritis is running several webinars in the coming months:

Versus Arthritis MSK bitesize webinar
Wednesday 8 December 1-4pm

During this webinar the trainer will take you on a rapid run through of 10 MSK topics that present frequently in primary care. £55 / £50 for members of the Versus Arthritis professional network.

Versus Arthritis Chronic pain and the NICE guidelines webinar
Thursday 13 January 6-8pm

Managing chronic pain can be one of the most difficult aspects of primary care … Read this article

SMILE has launched!

NRAS is proud to announce the launch of the first programme on their new e-learning platform – SMILE-RA.

SMILE is a unique and engaging e-learning experience for people with RA, and families who want to understand more about RA, its treatments and how to support their loved one. It will also be a useful resource for health professionals, new into rheumatology, who want to learn more about this complex autoimmune disease, how it is managed and the importance of self-management … Read this article

Long COVID and Post-COVID-19 Syndrome training

e-Learning for Healthcare has published a national training session providing an introduction to long COVID, looking at its definition, common symptoms, investigations as well as the impact it has on adults and children.

The session is aimed at all clinical staff in the NHS in England, particularly those in primary and community care. Dr Ian Bernstein, Director of Medical Education led the team of authors from Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust.

The programme can be accessed from the Read this article

Versus Arthritis MSK training

versus arthritis logoWebinar: Is it inflammatory arthritis or fibromyalgia syndrome?

This webinar will help delegates to differentiate between inflammatory arthritis and fibromyalgia. Learn how to identify helpful clues in the history and examination, how to effectively communicate and explain the diagnosis and facilitating self-management.

Course date: Thursday 19 August, 6-8pm
Cost: £20
Receive 2 CPD points and an attendance certificate
The webinar will be delivered via Microsoft Teams Live. BOOK HERE

Core Skills in MSK digital course

The Versus Arthritis Core Skills … Read this article

NOA wellbeing workshops

Using feedback from staff at member organisations, the National Orthopaedic Alliance developed a series of wellbeing workshops which kicked off in May. Upcoming sessions covering Spotting & Preventing Burnout and Resilience – Recharge the Inner Battery are being run for the NOA by Work Well Being.

Find out more about upcoming sessions on the NOA website.

Psychologically-informed Practice for Health Professionals webinar

The Health Innovation Network is hosting a webinar on Psychologically-informed Practice for Health Professionals, sharing learning from their recent work.

Therapeutic Interactions and Person-centred Care Skills (TIPS) is an innovative and evidence-based training and supervision package for physiotherapists and other health professionals working with patients presenting with pain. Join us to hear from pain experts on how using a psychologically informed approach in patient consultations can lead to better conversations, patient experience and outcomes.

The webinar will be chaired … Read this article

MSK health course: a public health approach from PHE

A course developed and delivered by Public Health England’s leading experts on musculoskeletal health.

This course is for anyone who is interested in learning about the importance of maintaining good musculoskeletal health, and how conditions can be detected early and prevented.

A free online course hosted by FutureLearn.

Open the flyer for more details.

New AHP student placement project

An innovation in Allied Health Professions (AHP) student placements has begun in which osteopathic clinics at the undergraduate institutions provide observation opportunities for other AHP students.

This Health Education England initiative, facilitated by the Institute of Osteopathy, provides a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary working amongst the next generation of AHPs for the further benefit of patient care.

Find out more.

New Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine

Tues 8 June 2021 – delivered online

Applications are now open from doctors and allied health professionals for a new Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine that sets the standard for MSK knowledge across the entire breadth of community care.

Developed jointly by the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK) and the Primary Care Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Medicine Society (PCRMM), the examination and associated qualification recognises excellence in MSK care and provides a benchmark of quality for both service commissioners and … Read this article