Policy paper

Making the most of allied health professionals

This paper on the allied health professionals is an assessment of current workforce issues and potential opportunities for improvement.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Making the most of allied health professionals

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The paper brought together a leadership group to consider how best to organize the allied health workforce across care pathways, considering factors such as optimum skill mix, education and leadership, and complements the allied health professional (AHP) Quality Innovation Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) toolkit.

Designed to support those who commission services and education, including local education and training boards (LETBs), the paper gives an overview of the latest thinking around AHP interventions across care pathways, the benefits they can provide to help people using AHP service and their carers, and the workforce implications of establishing AHP QIPP pathways.

Published 1 March 2013