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Below are some useful links. As these are external organisations and web sites, we do not take responsibility nor are we accountable for the content on these sites.

Backcare

www.backcare.org.uk

BackCare aims to significantly reduce the burden of back pain by providing information and advice to all people and organisations affected by back pain. We fund scientific research into the causes, prevention and management of back pain.

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

www.csp.org.uk

The professional, educational, and trade union body for the UK's Chartered Physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistants, and students. Founded in 1894, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has grown to become the profession's largest membership organisation.

College of Occupational Therapists

www.cot.co.uk

The College of Occupational Therapists (COT) is the professional body for occupational therapists and occupational therapy staff in the United Kingdom.

Disabled Living Foundation

www.dlf.org.uk

Founded in 1969 The Disabled Living Foundation is a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living for disabled people. It is a founder member of the Information Standard, a certification scheme for health and social care information.

Ergonomics Society

www.ergonomics.org.uk

An organisation set up to develop and share understanding of ergonomics and human factors, demonstrate its benefits for human wellbeing and organisational success and bring about its adoption in everyday life.

www.hse.gov.uk

The Health and Safety Executive offers advice, guidance, news, templates, tools, legislation and publications from Great Britain's independent regulator for work-related health, safety and illness.

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

www.mhra.gov.uk

A government agency that regulates medicines, medical devices and blood components for transfusion in the UK.

National Back Exchange

www.nationalbackexchange.org

National Back Exchange (often known simply as “NBE”) is a not-for-profit association set-up to develop, disseminate, and promote evidence-based best practice relating to manual handling activities.

UKHCA

www.ukhca.co.uk

United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd (UKHCA) is the professional association of home care providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors. UKHCA helps organisations that provide social care (also known as domiciliary care or homecare), which may include nursing services, to people in their own homes, promoting high standards of care and providing representation with national and regional policy-makers and regulators.

Nursing and Midwifery Council

www.nmc-uk.org

An organisation that regulates nurses and midwives in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It exists to protect the public, setting standards of education, training, conduct and performance so that nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healthcare throughout their careers.

Royal College of Nursing

www.rcn.org.uk

The Royal College of Nursing is the world’s largest nursing union and professional body. They represent more than 435,000 nurses, student nurses, midwives and health care assistants in the UK and internationally.

BILD

www.bild.org.uk

BILD is the British Institute of Learning Disabilities. Working with people with learning disabilities to be valued equally, participate fully in their communities and be treated with dignity and respect.

Institute of Conflict Management

www.conflictmanagement.org

The ICM is a not for profit, independent organisation incorporated to develop strategies and standards to help reduce, and where possible eliminate, the risk associated with incidents of challenging, aggressive and violent behaviours. The ICM works across all sectors and at all levels to achieve this aim.

UKHCA

www.ukhca.co.uk

United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd (UKHCA) is the professional association of home care providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors. UKHCA helps organisations that provide social care (also known as domiciliary care or homecare), which may include nursing services, to people in their own homes, promoting high standards of care and providing representation with national and regional policy-makers and regulators.

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