Useful Links

National Back Exchange 

National Back Exchange is a multidisciplinary group for those with an interest in back care and prevention of work related musculoskeletal problems.

The CPD Certification Service 

The CPD Certification Service is a leading UK Independent Continuing Professional Development Accreditation for Training, Courses, Events, Conferences, Online Learning for professionals.

Royal College of Nursing

The RCN represents nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice and shapes health policies.

Bariatric News 

Bariatric News reports on research, technology, events and policy in the bariatric specialty. The online website reports on the latest clinical studies, policy changes, and product news, announce new annual meetings and events, interview prominent bariatric experts, and host debates between specialists on controversial topics.

Independent Living

The community site which provides news, views and product information designed to assist with living independently. It is a completely open resource for the use of disabled and elderly individuals, health and social care professionals and family carers.

College of Occupational Therapists 

The British Association and College of Occupational Therapists is the professional body for occupational therapy staff in the United Kingdom.

Health and Safety Executive 

The Health and Safety Commission is responsible for health and safety regulation in Great Britain. The Health and Safety Executive and local government are the enforcing authorities who work in support of the Commission.

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency 

The MHRA enhances and safeguards the health of the public by ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are acceptably safe.

British Medical Journal 

The BMJ (British Medical Journal) is an international peer reviewed medical journal and a fully “online first” publication. Our publishing model – “continuous publication” – means that all articles appear on before being included in an issue of the print journal. The website is updated daily with the BMJ’s latest original research, education, news, and comment articles, as well as podcasts, videos, and blogs.

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy 

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy is the professional, educational and trade union body for the country’s 45,000 chartered physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and assistants. It aims to support its members and help them to provide the highest standards of patient care.

Thiis Magazine

THIIS (The Homecare Industry Information Service) provides a resource for manufacturers, suppliers, retailers and professionals working in the homecare, disability, assistive technology and rehabilitation sector.

Back Care 

BackCare is a national charity that aims to reduce the impact of back pain on society by providing information, support, promoting good practice and funding research. BackCare acts as a hub between patients, (healthcare) professionals, employers, policy makers, researchers and all others with an interest in back pain.

The OT Magazine

The OT Magazine has been launched to cater solely for occupational therapists in the UK. Filling a niche in the marketplace that has not been catered for before, The OT Magazine is the only publication in the UK that exists to bring occupational therapists all the latest products, in-depth features, the latest research and up to date information on events and exhibitions that are relevant to them.

Disabled Living Foundation 

DLF is a national charity that provides impartial advice, information and training on daily living aids. It is a founder member of the Information Standard, a certification scheme for health and social care information. Find out about DLF’s work, our partners and achievements here.

Institute of Occupational Safety and Health 

IOSH is Europe’s leading body for health and safety professionals, with nearly 33,000 members worldwide, including 13,000 Chartered Safety and Health Practitioners. The Institution was founded in 1945 and is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that sets professional standards, supports and develops members and provides authoritative advice and guidance on health and safety issues. IOSH is formally recognised by the ILO as an international non-governmental organisation.