There are over 30 Professional Networks (PNs) - these groups were previously known as Clinical Interest and Occupational Groups (CiGs or CiOGs).
'Professional Network' is the term given to a physiotherapy organisation that has been recognised by, and is affiliated to, the CSP. These groups are self-governing bodies that are responsible for their own financial and organisational liabilities.
1.4 The objectives of the programme were:
To solidify the relationship between the CSP and the PNs through resilient lines of accountability and legal responsibility
To build more effective communication channels between the CSP and PNs via Alliance groups (umbrella groups of PNs with a common interest/theme).
To ensure PN expertise is properly valued and used through the Alliance structure
To deliver a system of robust governance of the PNs.
This is the structure of the CSP and where the PN sits: