Allied Health Professionals Bulletin – February 2012

Allied Health Professionals Bulletin – February 2012.



In the first edition of 2012 we celebrate the five AHPs awarded in the New Year’s Honours List, look forward to the SHA cluster AHP conferences, and Chief Health Professions Officer Karen Middleton encourages you to take part in the big conversation on professionalism among AHPs.

Consultant podiatrist for diabetes Debbie Sharman reveals why her service has been named ‘Best in the South West’ and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust share their ‘Better For You’ programme which has helped to improve their service in productive therapies.

All this and the usual mix of news, information and guidance for AHPs.

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SHA cluster AHP conferences are go!

Productive therapies at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

AHP leader profile: Debbie Sharman

Five AHPs awarded in New Year Honours List

Clinical dashboards - information you need, when you need it

AHP referral to treatment data collection

New commissioning network for Merseyside

Improving outcomes by working together

Implementing seven day working in imaging departments

Call from the QIPP evidence collection

Royal visit celebrates world class occupational therapy research

NHS pensions proposals: the facts

National directiors appointed

New booklet to guide disabled people into sports

Access for NHS and social care staff to the Lancet online

Be Clear on Bowel Cancer campaign

Stop the alcohol sneaking up on you

NHS Mobile Working Knowledge Centre

Parliamentary questions

News in brief

**Disclaimer: **Unless otherwise stated, guidance referred to in the bulletin has not been commissioned or endorsed by the Department of Health - it is evidence that organisations and professionals may find helpful in improving practice.  The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence is the Department’s provider of accredited evidence and guidance, which can be found on the Institute’s website.