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 MACP Structure

Executive Committee

The executive committee are MACP members voted into their positions in accordance with the MACP constitution. Click below to view the current executive committee.

Executive Committee

CEPD

The CEPD committee represents the two merged committees of the CEA (Committee for Education and Approval) and the PDC (Professional Development Committee).

Education

The Education "arm" of this Committee considers all educational issues for the MACP and in particular focuses on the following areas of educational practice.

The present lead is: Jackie Hindle

  1. Ongoing monitoring of the quality of courses approved as routes to membership of the MACP
  2. Consideration of new courses seeking approval as a route to membership of the MACP
  3. Evaluation and approval of short courses to be delivered under the MACP recognition of the quality
  4. Evaluation of applications for educational bursaries

Professional Development

The present lead is: Jayne Davies

Aims:

  • To assist members nationally in the development of their continuing professional portfolios by providing CPD opportunities.
  • To provide a career structure for physiotherapists who wish to develop skills in the field of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction and leading ultimately to membership.
  • CPD opportunities include:
    • practical short courses or conference/seminar forums for disseminating current evidence-based practice and clinical effectiveness.
  • CPD opportunities focus on updating and developing:
    • Theory
    • Clinical reasoning
    • Life-long learning skills.
    • Critical appraisal of current evidence based on clinical practice.
    • Critical appraisal of current research into musculoskeletal conditions/treatment.

Communications Committee

The communications committee's role within the MACP is

  • To promote the activities of the MACP and all its members
  • To keep members up to date with  items  of  interests in the MSK environment both nationally and  internationally
  • To keep members  informed  regarding the  work of the MACP executive committee
  • To link with the CSP to provide an expert opinion on items  of musculoskeletal interest
  • It helps to coordinate responses to musculoskeletal articles published in the medical literature. 
  • Administers the MACP social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook
  • Produce MACP newsletter to members: Touchnote

If you are doing anything of interest in the world of musculoskeletal medicine, and wish to inform other MACP members of your activities please contact the communication officer.

If you are interested in getting involved in this committee, please contact us communications@macpweb.org

About

The communications committee's role within the MACP is to promote the activities of the MACP and all its members. The communication committee also visits each academic institution to answer questions regarding the MACP.

Externally it helps to coordinate responses to musculoskeletal articles published in the medical literature. It also provides a link with the CSP to provide an expert opinion on items of musculoskeletal interest. It also helps to administer the MACP associate member yearly book prize, allocated to each course leading to MACP exemption, on a yearly basis.

If you are doing anything of interest in the world of musculoskeletal medicine, and wish to inform other MACP members of your activities please contact the communication officer.

Membership committee

The membership committee currently oversees the application for MACP membership via reciprocal recognition and portfolio route to membership. It provides advice on routes to membership and signposts potential applications to the relevant resources and answers members questions on membership packages.

It continues to work to enhance the benefits of being a MACP member and alongside the communications committee promotes the value of physiotherapists becoming a member of external organisations.