A new video highlights how Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) can contribute to delivering more integrated seamless care for patients and communities. The video features a number of AHPs as well as NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens who says we need to harness the energy and expertise of AHPs across the country to ensure that our health services are sustainable over the next decade. Watch and share the video.
As we move towards delivering more integrated health and care, joining up with local government and the third sector, the role of Allied Health Professionals has never been more important.
NHS England has produced a short video highlighting how AHPs can contribute to delivering more integrated, seamless care for patients and communities. The video features AHPS as well as NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens who says we need to harness the energy and expertise of AHPs across the country to ensure that our health services are sustainable over the next decade.
Please do share this video through social media and your other communications channels to help raise the profile of AHPs in delivering integrated care.
The full video can be found here and on NHS England's Integrated Care webpages, which include other information you may find useful. You can also view this, and a range of other case studies, on our YouTube playlist, which highlights a range of other initiatives taking place across the country to improve health and care for patients. Please use hashtags #FutureNHS and #AHPsintoAction for any posts.
Other resources that may be of interest to you and your networks include:
- A blog from Suzanne Rastrick, Chief Allied Health Professions Officer, about how AHPs and this year’s CAHPO awards winners are innovating and driving change at local level.
- An infographic setting out why services need to change – attached.
- A related AHP blog – which is another example of AHPs leading change locally, and may be of interest to your network. The blog features Dietician, Robyn Collery, who talks about her unique and rewarding experience as a dietician working within the Pathway of Care team and the wider Vanguard in Newcastle Gateshead.
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