Charities

AbilityNet - Championing IT for People with a disability

AbilityNet is a national charity with centre's through out the UK. We help people with a disability gain access to IT.

Arthritis Research UK

Arthritis causes long term health problems for more than one in seven adults and many thousands of children. arc is the only UK charity wholly dedicated to curing it.

BackCare

BackCare is an independent national charity that helps people manage and prevent back pain by:-

  • providing evidence-based information via our website, facts sheets, publications and Talkback magazine.
  • providing a telephone helpline service
  • promoting best practice in the prevention and management of back pain
  • funding research into the causes, treatments and management of back pain
  • Promoting self help via our local branches

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.

Private Physiotherapy Educational Foundation

It has the following objective:

  • The advancement of education in the field of physiotherapy for the benefit of the public, in particular by:
    • (i) the provision of education and training in physiotherapy to the public at large and in particular:
      • (a) to physiotherapy patients to enable such patients to relieve or assist in relieving their own suffering
      • (b) to persons (professionally qualified or not) providing paid or voluntary care to any person in need of physiotherapy
      • (ii) the promotion of research and the dissemination to the public at large of the results of research in the field of physiotherapy

The Stroke Association

The Stroke Association's main focus is to prevent strokes and to give support to people who have had a stroke and their families through our information and community services 

Clinical information

Annals of Internal Medicine

Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

This international journal has distinguished itself through its coverage of the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation and of the more interdisciplinary field of rehabilitation.

BUBL LINK

BUBL LINK Catalogue of Internet Resources of Medical Imaging

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

The Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) was established in January 1994, and aims to provide research-based information about the effects of interventions used in health and social care.

Clinical Resource and Audit Group

This is the lead body in the Scottish Executive Health Department promoting clinical effectiveness In Scotland.

Cochrane Electronic Library

The Cochrane Library is considered to be the best single source of reliable evidence about the effects of health care. It is internationally respected as providing the gold standard in "what works and what doesn’t". It is used by researchers and clinicians worldwide, and increasingly by patients and their families. It also provides the evidence base for many people involved in the preparation of health guidelines.

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)

The Knee Foundation has helped teach over 1,300 Doctors, Physiotherapists and Nurses around the World, supported over 40 young doctors to train via its Knee Fellowship programme and encouraged many research projects. It is also building a Patient Fund to award Patient Support Grants, Its purpose
will be to assist knee patients in particular financial need to access specialist skills where the NHS is unable to help them or there is a definite requirement for urgency and the NHS is insufficiently able to respond.

The World Association for Laser Therapy

The World Association for Laser Therapy publishes research and holds scientific meetings for all medical professional interested in laser and LED biostimulation.

Welcome to IngentaConnect

The home of scholarly research.

Electronic journals

Bandolier Electronic Journal

The first issue of Bandolier, an independent journal about evidence-based healthcare, written by Oxford scientists, (RAM AND HJM) was printed in February 1994. It has appeared monthly ever since and has become the premier source of evidence based healthcare information in the UK and worldwide for both healthcare professionals and consumers.

British Journal of Sports Medicine

An international peer review journal covering the latest advances in clinical practice and research. Topics include all aspects of sport and exercise medicine such as the prevention and management of sports injury, exercise physiology, sports psychology, physiotherapy and the epidemiology of exercise and health.

British Medical Journal

British National Formulary: information about the use of medicines

International Journal of Healthcare Quality Assurance

The International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance forms part of the Emerald Management Xtra 150 database. This means that articles published in this journal have the potential to be viewed by more than 15 million users worldwide

Lancet

The Lancet's prestigious heritage as one of the world's leading medical journals continues to inspire our authors and editors today as they strive for medical excellence in all that they publish.

Medscape

Medscape is a free resource for Physicians, featuring Free CME (Continuing Medical Education), medical journal articles, MEDLINE, medical news, ...

National Library of Medicine

The PubMed database comprises more than 19 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals. Citations may include links to full-text articles from PubMed Central or publisher web sites.

Physician and Sports Medicine Online

The Physician and Sportsmedicine Online is your source for primary care sports medicine clinical and personal health articles—and for helpful resources like our Sports Medicine Clinics and Fellowships lists.

Reuters Health

Reuters Health (RH) is the world's leading provider of medical and healthcare news. Reuters Health news services are internationally recognized as unbiased, authoritative, timely and dependable, with the reputation for quality that one expects from a Reuters company.

Gateways

Health on the Net

Health On the Net Foundation is the leading organization promoting and guiding the deployment of useful and reliable online medical and health information, and its appropriate and efficient use. Created in 1995, HON is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, accredited to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

Healthfinder

Health information from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Products, services and healthcare information

TM3

Practice Management Software

Painless Practice

Business coaches

Vivomed

Sports Medicine Suppliers

PhysioTools

Exercise software

Physiotec

Home Exercise Program

Patterson Medical

Suppliers of Rehabilitation and Medical Solutions

Online Ergonomics

Supplier of ergonomic office products

Click here to view our commercial partners and the discounts they provide. 

Professional organisations

Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists

Acupuncture is one of the varied skills offered by physiotherapists. The body is a self repairing mechanism and any interference through the use of acupuncture, acupressure or electro-acupunctural means is aimed at encouraging this self healing ability.

American Physical Therapy Association

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 66,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.

Canadian Society of Physiotherapy Website

The Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) is the voluntary organization representing 9,600 members and students across the country. CPA provides leadership and direction to the physiotherapy profession, fosters excellence in practice, education and research and promotes high standards of health in Canada. We invite you to learn more about the many ways physiotherapy is improving the health and mobility of Canadians.

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) is the professional, educational and trade union body for the UK's 53,000 chartered physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and assistants.

Department of Health

Providing health and social care policy, guidance and publications.

Health and Care Professions Council

The new regulatory body for 12 health professions in the UK, including physiotherapists. Check here to see if your physio is registered!