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WCPT appreciates the Polish Chamber of Physiotherapists activities during a crisis situation and asks for telerehabilitation

In a letter to the Minister of Health and the presidents of the National Health Fund and the Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Tariff System, WCPT writes about the role of physiotherapy in Poland during the COVID-19 pandemic, appreciates the activities of the Polish Chamber of Physiotherapists in a crisis situation and recommends the implementation of telerehabilitation as soon as possible.

A prerequisite for legally practicing as a physiotherapist in Poland is being registered in the National Registry of Physiotherapists.

You can check whether your physiotherapist has the right to practice –> https://kif.info.pl/rejestr/
PChP encourages the competent authorities responsible for verifying information about physiotherapist to contact PChP every time they have any doubts while verifying the provided information or want to receive up-to-date data directly from the National Registry of Physiotherapists. The relevant email address for these queries is verification@kif.info.pl

Physiotherapy in Poland – facts

  • Physiotherapy in Poland is a regulated profession
  • Physiotherapy in Poland is an independent medical profession
  • The licence to practice is being issued after mandatory registration
  • Over 64 000 physiotherapists in Poland
  • Average age 36
  • 65% have a master’s degree
  • 3rd largest medical profession in Poland
  • 4th largest physiotherapists community in Europe

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