Philips Respironics becomes Chartered Society of Physiotherapy respiratory management online knowledge sponsor

December 6, 2012

London, UK – Recognising the invaluable work of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy1 (CSP) in support of  the advancement of physiotherapy education and research, Philips Respironics is delighted to become the CSP’s respiratory management online knowledge sponsor.


During the sponsorship, Philips Respironics will be invited to contribute and share its insights into the respiratory management of neuromuscular disease patients through web based guidance2 to help improve patients comfort and quality of life through improved therapies using clinically proven technologies.


Liz Wardell, Marketing Manager for  Philips Respironics, commented, “Neuromuscular diseases can afflict both young and old and can be extremely debilitating, dramatically altering the quality of life for both patients and families. As a Health and Wellbeing brand,  leading in the field of respiratory management we are, therefore, delighted to be able to be working with the CSP, sharing knowledge for the common goal of improving the health and wellbeing of people of all ages who suffer from these conditions.”


One of the key focus areas will be exploring how advancements in technologies, such as airway secretion management systems, can improve patients’ experience and their quality of care.


James Hale, CSP marketing and communications director said, “We are pleased to welcome Philips Respironics as an online knowledge sponsor of the CSP, joining a small group of health organisations who share the Society’s goals on improving health, wellbeing, prevention and rehabilitation. The expertise which this partnership brings will provide an invaluable opportunity to update knowledge and share experiences in the pursuit of patient care excellence.”


Notes to editors


1.The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy is the UK’s professional, educational and trade union body. We have more than 51,000 members, including chartered physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and support workers.


2.  Web based guidance can be found at


For further information

Please contact:

Barbara Neate

Philips Corporate Communications

Tel: + 44 (0) 1483 293 071



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For more information about the CSP, please contact:

Jennie Edmondson

Head of Press and PR

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Tel: 020 7306 6616 / 07786332197