New public health strategy urges AHPs to raise their profile
Over the next five years, physiotherapists and other AHPs (Allied Health Professionals) need to develop their skills, demonstrate their impact and raise their profile as public health experts.
Using imaging to get a clearer picture
Rachael Edgar explores the value of using imaging to aid understanding and diagnosis in different disciplines of physiotherapy practice
Network tenders for £110,000 programme to prepare AHPs for primary care work
England’s North West AHP Network is planning a £110,000 programme to support the development of allied health professionals (AHP) in first point of contact roles in primary care.
Cumbria’s first AHP strategy is aimed at innovation
New ways of delivering physiotherapy are expected to help plug the financial deficit at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, which reached £63 million in 2016-17.
Physios among latest recruits to King’s College London’s fellowship scheme
Nine physiotherapists from across England joined King’s College London’s older person's fellowship last month, after the scheme admitted allied health professionals (AHPs) for the first time.
Award goes to Northern Ireland physiotherapist for ‘going above the call of duty’
A physio who was nominated by a patient for ‘going above the call of duty’ picked up one of Western Health and Social Care Trust’s new awards that celebrate allied health professionals (AHPs).
CSP to discuss role of AHPs with minister and health committee in Northern Ireland
The CSP is due to take part in two high-profile meetings to discuss the future of allied health professionals (AHPs) in Northern Ireland.
Increased role of physios to be examined as part of major Northern Ireland heath review
The CSP has welcomed government promises to explore the impact that AHPs can have when working with primary care teams, announced as part of a package of measures designed to overhaul the Northern Ireland health system.
Plan to axe AHP adviser causes outcry
Allied Health Professions (AHP) Federation chief Ann Green has written to the Department of Health about reports that it is preparing to axe the role of its AHP officer.
NHS must make better use of AHPs, says Lord Carter
NHS trusts need to make better use of physiotherapists and other allied health professionals (AHPs).